CMC presents ‘Extreme Fire’ with Grizzly Creek Fire officer Kale Casey
Free webcast at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs will present an interactive webcast, “Extreme Fire,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday as part of its free speaker series, The Gift of Education.
The virtual presentation will feature a discussion with Kale Casey, who was an information officer during the Grizzly Creek Fire in Glenwood Canyon last summer.
The online-only event is free and open to the public.
Now based in Alaska, Casey is a 14-year wildfire veteran who spent over 20 years living on Colorado’s Western Slope, according to a CMC press release.
For 50 days last summer, he served as one of the lead information officers on both the Grizzly Creek and Cameron Peak fires in Colorado.
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“Casey will talk about and share insights regarding the highly unique wildfire behaviors firefighters saw last summer,” according to the release. “He’ll also discuss ’Firewise’ principles – measures communities and individuals can take to protect property and businesses.”
“Extreme Fire” will take place on WebEx from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 15. Attendees should email to Annmarie Deter at email@example.com for the event web link, or call (970) 947-8477.
For more information about the presentation, visit: https://coloradomtn.edu/event/extreme-fire/.