Zaca Fire Meeting in Ojai on Friday

Forest Service Announces an Informational Meeting in Ojai

On Thursday afternoon, the Forest Service issued a public service announcement about an informational meeting for Ojai residents on Friday night. Here is the full announcement:

Public Service Announcement

On Friday, August 10, 2007, at 7:00 pm, Zaca Fire Officials will be hosting a community meeting in the City of Ojai, CA. The meeting will be held at the Matilija Junior High School, 703 El Paseo, Ojai, CA.

The purpose of the meeting will be to provide members of the community with information regarding the management and suppression efforts firefighters are using on the Zaca Fire.

Representatives from the California Interagency Incident Management Team 5, Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County Fire, Sheriff, and Animal Control, and the California Highway Patrol will be on-hand to answer questions the public may have concerning the fire. Community members are encouraged to attend and participate in the meeting.

Additionally, Public Information Officers will be on-hand to assist the media during the meeting. For additional information, please contact the Zaca Fire Information Call Center at (805) 961-5770 or visit the following fire information websites or

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