Q&A: Interview with Phil John (close friend of Ready Raccoon)
Phil has lived in Paradise since 1989. He is Vice Chair of the Paradise Fire Safe Council and a volunteer with the Town of Paradise Emergency Operations. Phil helps coordinate high school students who want to work with wildfire safety topics as their senior project.
Q. When was Ready Raccoon born?
A. After the fires of 2008.
Q. How was Ready Raccoon been involved in the community?
A. He loves going to community fairs like Gold Nugget Days and Johnny Appleseed Days. He enjoys walking in Paradise and handing out his trading card.
Q. What is Ready working on now?
A. He's writing a book titled,The Story of Wildfire Ready: How Ready Raccoon Became Wildfire Ready. This will be published soon. He's also working with Paradise High School students on a rap song and video.
Q. Where can people learn more about Ready's wildfire Safety Message?
A. Ready's tips can be found at www.thenet411.net