Carson Officially FireWise Community

Congratulations are due to the Carson FireWise Community Board

Two days before Christmas 2019, the Carson FireWise board received from the National Fire Protection Association the Certificate of Recognition that Carson is a FireWise community. This came after over a year and many hours of work putting together and submitting the Carson FireWise Community Assessment & Action Plans.

What does this mean to you? More work. In the assessment there are 3 action items that we need to work on and accomplish in 2020. They are:

1. South Carson Road: Work with the County Public Works Dept. to make improvements to S. Carson Rd. to for ingress to fire service/emergency responders and for egress of residents of Carson when a fire occurs.

2. Forest Road 556: Work with the NM Forest Service to make major improvements to an existing road to form a viable secondary egress for the community and an ingress for EMS and Firefighters, as well as a fire break on the west side of Carson.

3. Community-wide Wildfire Hazard Reduction Education: This is where everyone in Carson needs to participate. UPDATE: The new FireWise Day 2020 set for May 9, noon to 3:00 at the CVFD building, has been postponed to June. More information will be provided a few weeks before the event from Elizabeth. Save the date.

If you have any questions call or email: Peter Allen 505-795-3298 or Elizabeth Brownrigg 575-758-2758

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