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Welcome to the Wildcat Firewise Community: Promoting fire and disaster preparation, education, and response in Kensington and El Cerrito:

Who are we? WILDCAT FIREWISE COMMUNITY is approved by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA - Firewise USA®) and includes 150 households in Kensington and El Cerrito, adjoining Wildcat Canyon Regional Park, including residents of the following streets: Kensington Court, Kensington Road, Lawson, Cowper (above Lawson), Leneve, Ivy, Craft, Clark, Ridgeway, and Terrace (above Craft).
Organizers
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Alan Siegel
Resident Coordinator
Floyd Sam
Advisor
Ann Manheimer
Advisor
Armando Picciotto
Advisor
George Fruehan
Advisor
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BENEFITS FOR WILDCAT FIREWISE COMMUNITY MEMBERS
We will have quarterly educational zoom meetings, and monthly emails to provide updates on upcoming events, meetings, resources, local fire department meetings. PLUS
1) Up to 10% reduction in home insurance, 2) Possible additional funding for hazardous tree removal, 3) Latest educational resources (special information from NFPA (), 4) Quarterly ZOOM educational meetings, 5) Links to key meetings of fire departments, 6) Our own 25 member Wildcat Emergency (WECOM) GMRS radio team that can provide emergency communication in case of power failure, 7) Specialized evacuation drills, 8) Free help from teams of neighbors, 8) A chance to meet and work with neighbors to build resilience and disaster responsiveness for fire, earthquake, wind and slides (Neighbors Helping Neighbors).
CLICK to see Benefits of Firewise Community membership: .

Resilience Teams are Forming. Please consider joining and/or helping coordinate the following teams/committees.

What is a resilience team? Resilience teams are groups of neighbors working together to enhance our preparation and response to disasters including fire, earthquake, wind, and landslides. We need your help to prepare and protect our neighborhood. Click
to see who is on the wildfire resilience teams and which teams need members and coordinators.

We need members and coordinators for the other teams: TO HELP OR GET FURTHER INFORMATION: CONTACT-


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