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Rice Fire remembrance event Saturday

FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Fire Recovery Center and the Wildfire Recovery Project invite all residents to recognize the ongoing recovery of the community since last October’s Rice Canyon firestorm on Saturday, October 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Village Square, located at the corner of Main and Alvarado.

Activities for the whole family include: a Remembrance Walk departing from the Village Square at 10:30 a.m.; a flag ceremony performed by Girl Scout Troop #4630 at 11:30; guest speakers at 11:45; children’s activities, including a visit from Smokey Bear, 12:30 to 2 p.m.; Ice Cream Sundae Social 12:30 to 2; displays including photos and flowers; artwork including Jim Helm’s angel sculpture created from fire debris, burnt treasures, and a timeline depicting where families in their recovery process; and safety information from the Community Emergency Response Team and the Fallbrook Fire Safe Council.

Fire recovery is a long process. Many families have not yet begun to rebuild their homes. Community members can make a difference by coming together to show support for those whose lives have been affected by this disaster.


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