FREE Home Fire Safety Training

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Join us for a free home fire safety training from the American Red Cross during the first hour of our November 5th board meeting! Find the link at Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX or email brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Únase a nosotros para una capacitación gratuita sobre seguridad contra incendios en el hogar de la Cruz Roja Americana durante la primera hora de nuestra reunión de la junta el 5 de noviembre. Busque el enlace en Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX o envíe un correo electrónico a brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Присоединяйтесь к нам на бесплатный тренинг по домашней пожарной безопасности Американского Красного Креста в течение первого часа заседания совета директоров 5 ноября! Найдите ссылку на Facebook.com/groups/BDNAPDX или напишите на brentwood.darlington@gmail.com.

Fire Information for Multnomah County

As of September 12, 2020, the threat of wildfire is not increasing in Multnomah County. Clackamas Fire and Portland Fire & Rescue confirm the fires in Clackamas County are not moving in a way that would shift any part of Multnomah County to an evacuation level. Read the full statement and subsequent updates here. As a result, there are no orders of evacuation in Multnomah County at this time, as shown on this map.

Additionally, this InciWeb site contains 12, 24, 48, and 72 hour predictions about movement of the Riverside Fire. Scroll down to see predictions. Note that fire is moving outward along several fronts.

Visit Public Alerts to see the relationship of alert zones to actual fire location. Be sure to sign up for Public Alerts, as that is the main warning system in Portland. More information about Public Alerts can be found on Page 26 in the Emergency Preparedness section of the 2020 Brentwood-Darlington Resource Guide.

Prepare, Don’t Panic!

From Multnomah County:

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Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Training August 10, 17, and 24, 2019

Neighborhood Emergency Teams (NETs) are Portland residents trained by PBEM and Portland Fire & Rescue to provide emergency disaster assistance within their own neighborhoods. NET members are trained to save lives and property until professional responders can arrive. These volunteers are specially trained to help others without putting themselves in harm’s way.

Are you ready to join the Brentwood-Darlington NET?  

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Be Prepared, Not Scared!

From Southeast Uplift:

How well is your family prepared for an emergency like an electrical outage?
Or a winter storm?
Or an earthquake?
In Sunnyside, we share the motto: Be Prepared, Not Scared!

Southeast Uplift has generously offered to include information in this newsletter to help you prepare easily and inexpensively for any event. We want residents to be educated and equipped to help each other when needed. Every small step you take makes a difference. Every gallon of water. Every can of tuna. And believe it or not, it can be fun – and kids enjoy it too!

Read the full article at Southeast Uplift.