Bartow, Fla. (May 6, 2019) —  The Board of County Commissioners will have a board/staff work session to discuss the Post-Incident Analysis of the November 23, 2018 residential structure fire in rural Lakeland. Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) will be giving the presentation, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. or shortly thereafter in the County Commission Boardroom on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

At 11:00 a.m., or shortly after the presentation, the county will hold a news conference for questions and answers regarding the presentation and report presented to the Board. County Manager Jim Freeman, Board Chair George Lindsey and members of the ESCI consulting team will answer questions.

Copies of the report will be distributed to the media via email, by the communications director, at approximately 4 p.m. today. Printed copies will also be available at tomorrow’s news conference.

Questions regarding the presentation and news conference should be directed to Mianne Nelson in the Communications Division.


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