Fire meetings and fundraisers |

Fire meetings and fundraisers


• Rupert’s Auto Body host a firefighter and rescue worker appreciation barbecue at noon at 2800 S. Curry St. Banks will accept donations. Call 883-4484 for information.

• Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and friends and neighbors of the Kelly and Staub families, who lost their King Canyon homes in the Waterfall fire, will clear rubble from the burned homes to prepare for reconstruction. Neighbors are looking for help in providing the volunteers with food and water. Call the Eldridges at 841-7976.


A community barbecue and celebration to say “thank you” to firefighters, volunteers and all others who responded to aid during the Waterfall fire will begin at noon on the Legislature lawn. Call Mark Frady, Kiwanis Club of Carson City, 883-8897, for information.


The Burned Area Emergency Response team will present its evaluation of rehabilitation of burned areas at a 6 p.m. meeting at the Carson City Community Center.


Ed Smith, natural resource specialist, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will and Stacey Giomi, Carson City acting fire chief, will give a free “Living With Fire” workshop at 7 p.m. in the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Smith and Giomi will discuss how a wildfire threatens a house and make recommendations to help reduce the threat. Elwood Miller, executive coordinator, Nevada Fire Safe Council, will also be on hand to discuss resources available to communities for reducing the wildfire threat. Call Smith at 782-9960.

You can help

To volunteer labor or money for the rehabilitation, call the City Manager’s Office at 887-2100, where a list of volunteers is being compiled.