Preparing for wildfire

FireSmart display put on at the Elks Hall on Saturday is part of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Clearwater firefighter Jan Westendorp shows Blackpool resident Wes Morden a sprinkler.

Clearwater firefighter Jan Westendorp shows Blackpool resident Wes Morden a sprinkler.

Clearwater firefighter Jan Westendorp shows Blackpool resident Wes Morden a sprinkler that has been modified to be used to protect a home during a forest fire.

Behind them is a 500 gallon water tank belonging to Blackpool Fire Department that can be put on a pickup.

They were taking part in a FireSmart display put on at the Elks Hall on Saturday as part of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day.