2013 Colorado Wildfire Potential Briefing on May 9

Media Advisory from Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control

Gov. John Hickenlooper will be briefed on the 2013 wildfire potential by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, May 9. The group will hold a media avail to discuss the 2013 wildfire season and preparedness efforts in Colorado.

Media and Community Briefing Details:

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Time: 11:45 a.m. – Media and Community Briefing

Location: Centennial Airport, Hanger 2, 7625 S. Peoria Circle, Englewood.

Note to media: Parking is available in the lot just outside of the Jet Center. Check in at the desk to gain access to the hangar.

Who:  Gov. John Hickenlooper

           Paul Cooke, Director, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

           Brian Ferebee, Deputy Regional Forester, Rocky Mountain Region U.S. Forest Service

          John Mehlhoff, BLM Colorado, Associate State Director

Photo Opportunities:

· Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT), pilot and base manager

· DFPC fire apparatus

· Department of Corrections fire apparatus

· Colorado National Guard Blackhawk Helicopter

Briefing Information Packet

Media Advisory

Information Contact:

Micki Trost, Public Information Officer
Cell:  303-472-4087