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Mojave National Preserve to host fire center open house

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Date: May 13, 2008
Contact: Debbie Flores, 760 252-6133

Mojave National Preserve's Fire Management Officer, Chuck Heard announced today that the Interagency Hole-in-the-Wall Fire Center would host its annual public open house on Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This is a free event open to the public. Tours of the Fire Center will be provided as well as information to help you protect your home from wildland fire The Fire Center is located on Black Canyon Road across from the Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center in Mojave National Preserve.

Directions: Take Interstate 40 to Essex Road exit, then north to Black Canyon Road. The Fire Center is about 15 miles north of Interstate 40 Now is the time to start thinking about how to protect your home and family from wildland fire.

For information, join us at our open house or visit www.firewise.org.

Did You Know?

photo of rattlesnake

The venom of the Mojave rattlesnake is extremely toxic and causes more respiratory distress than that of any other North American rattlesnake. Due to its unique hue, it is known locally as the Mojave green.