Mayor Roth creates interagency working group to address fire issues

Mayor Mitch Roth has announced the establishment of an interagency working group dedicated to addressing and preparing for fire issues following recent fires on Hawaii Island and the extensive devastation on Maui. The Hawaii Fire and Emergency Response Collaborative will convene key regional agencies, experts, and stakeholders to formulate strategies, facilitate resource-sharing, and streamline communication to enhance responses to wildfires and other emergencies. This collaborative effort will encompass representatives from various Federal, State, and County departments and organizations such as the American Red Cross, Hawaii Wildfire Management, Firewise, and community stakeholders.