Can the city work with hotels to offer discount rates for evacuees?
Why did emergency alerts ping cellphones at an ungodly hour last night?
What kinds of masks should people wear so they don’t inhale so much smoke?
How is the city protecting the elderly from encroaching flames?
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Lee Wilcox, the city’s manager’s chief of staff, fielded those and many more questions from residents about the wildland fires spreading along the eastern edge of Santa Clara County.
Watch the Facebook Live video below.
LIVE NOW: Tune in here for updates on the fire evacuation warning affecting residents in Santa Clara County (map: bit.ly/SCU_FireEvacMap). We’ll answer your questions here from the comments and connect families with available resources. Stay informed, follow San José Fire Department and CAL FIRE for more information.
Posted by Sam Liccardo on Thursday, August 20, 2020