Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building
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Given the increasing prevalence of wildfires, primarily in the Southwest and West, it is important that Congress takes a comprehensive look at the training and resources currently provided to firefighters and first responders in at-risk communities. The focus of the hearing was to bring together leaders from state, local, and federal levels to assess present capabilities and discuss ways to ensure robust and adaptable fire prevention and response throughout the country.
Jim HubbardDeputy Chief, U.S. Forest ServiceU.S. Department of Agriculture
William DouganDownload Testimony (234 KB)National PresidentNational Federation of Federal Employees
Kevin O'ConnorDownload Testimony (131.7 KB)Assistant to the General President for Public PolicyInternational Association of Firefighters
The Honorable Mike NavarreMayorKenai Peninsula Borough