Dedication of Fire Safe House to be held at Mid-State Fairgrounds
–A dedication ceremony of a Fire Safe Demonstration House will be held Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 12 p.m. Dedication will take place at the demonstration house located at the Mid-State Fairgrounds in Paso Robles. A plaque honoring Es Berliner, retired Cal Fire Fire Prevention Specialist II, for her 22 years of dedication to fire prevention will be mounted on the house to commemorate her service and commitment.
Berliner spearheaded the creation of the Fire Safe Demonstration House to further educate people on fire safety, defensible space, and making homes more resilient to fire. The design demonstrates multiple ways to construct buildings that are both fire resistant and beautiful. Through Es, Cal Fire and the San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council, the house was designed, funded and constructed by donations and grants. Semmes and Company Construction of Atascadero built the building.
Berliner was instrumental in promoting continuous improvements in fire safety education utilizing the latest fire safety research, benefitting thousands of school children, their families and the public throughout San Luis Obispo County.
The San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council is a 501.c.3 not for profit organization dedicated to creating a Fire Safe environment through education, partnerships, and action.