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Amador County California - SmokeChasers Event 20 May 2022 ( news )
Amador County , state California ( By Press Release office)
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SMOKECHASERS - A FIRST RESPONDER FAIR
The Most Important Day of Fun You ' ll Ever Have
Keynote Speaker: Julia Juarez , Deputy Commissioner , CA Dept . of Insurance
As fire season approaches , rural homeowners need to know what to do to protect their homes and families in the event of wildfire . A top concern is how to get affordable insurance . Saturday , May 21 at 1 PM , the Deputy Commissioner of California’s Department of Insurance , Julia Juarez , will answer those questions in a Keynote speech at the SmokeChasers First Responder Fair at the Amador County Fairgrounds . Entitled , “Being Safer from Wildfires Can Increase Insurance Availability and Affordability , ” Juarez will highlight how homeowners can get insured when they clear their land and harden their houses; which insurance companies have committed to increasing the number of new homeowners ' policies written in the state; which will stop or limit policy cancellations , and more .
Along with many informative speakers , the brand new SmokeChasers Event will provide advice and products relating to all aspects of how to best prepare for possible wildfires – all in the festive atmosphere of an old - fashioned county fair .
One of the “Don’t Miss” demonstrations include the Vulcan Vents’ live Ember Wash showing how houses really burn down . ( It’s not how you think , but easy to prevent . ) Sign up to have large animals evacuated while you “Meet the Minis” ( mini horses , goats , sheep , ) , see the new OES Incident Tracking website , get information about Code Red and Emergency communications , and demos of Neighborhood Radio Watch groups in action . There are demos of Sidewalk CPR , auto extrication and more .
Also enjoy live music , great food , giveaways , games for kids , local crafted beer and wine , and even a Cigar Lounge with purveyors pouring Bourbon . Test your skills on a timed obstacle course , try a Fire Engine pull - and Dunk the Fire Chief!
Plus fire prevention and artisan craft vendors galore and so much more .
( Full program and schedule attached . )
The two day event is
Saturday May 21 , 11 to 6 , and Sunday May 22 , 11 to 4
at the Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth .
The inaugural SmokeChasers First Responder Fair is supported by the Amador Community Foundation .
By Sue Wilson
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