Proposed elements of Corona’s “Community Wildfire Protection Plan” will be unveiled Saturday during a fire station open house intended, in part, to solicit residents’ opinions about what they believe should be the plan’s central focus.

“The development of the city’s CWPP is founded in collaboration among local, state and federal officials, as well as non-governmental stakeholders and private citizens,” according to a city statement. “The CWPP is designed to assist the city and landowners in ensuring that a future catastrophic wildfire is mitigated by assessing areas at risk and recommending measures to decrease those risks.”

Firefighters at Station No. 5 will be showcasing equipment between 10 a.m. and noon Saturday, and while providing tours of the firehouse, they will be sharing information regarding what the protection plan might look like, and how residents can be helpful in drafting it, officials said.

Station No. 5 is located at 1200 Canyon Crest Drive.

The plan’s objective is finding ways to reduce the impacts of wildfires in multiple locations, including the rim of the neighboring Cleveland National Forest to the south and the Prado Basin to the north and west.

The city has established a “Hub Site” that contains proposed elements of the protection plan, as well as a “story map” that features interactive media to enable visitors to visualize what areas of the city are in need of attention.

The site can be accessed via corgis.coronaca.gov/cwpp.

Residents can submit questions and concerns regarding the protection plan at firesafecorona@coronaca.gov.

According to officials, public meetings will be scheduled in the fall to give residents a final opportunity to offer input on the plan.

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