SUMMER RANGE RULES - FIRE SAFETY:
Certified RSO and/or Certified Instructor present as may be needed
(at least one should have suitable firearm with snake shot).
shooting past 10:30 A.M., due to fire hazard.
shooting on Red Flag Days.
shooting when winds and/or gusts are 20 MPH or more.
5. Due to
Rattle Snakes, stay on cleared range areas only (i.e., don't go into the
brush or off of the cleared areas).
where you are walking at all times - stay alert.
into designated wooden target backstops only. No shooting at metal
( Purpose: avoid ricochets, sparks, and thus fire danger).
closed toed boots.
9. In the
event of a fire, rattlesnake (or other similar type situation) - and
BEFORE ANYONE GOES OUT IN FRONT OF THE FIRING LINE:
a. call a cease fire; and
b. all firearms are to be unloaded, magazines out, actions open and
showing clear, benched, and all shooters step back away from the
firing line (no one is to be near any firearm on the firing line while
people are downrange).
c. call 911 for a fire or other emergency.
d. within reason and common sense, use the shovel and water to put out fire.
Fire Tools at
Gallon Water Barrel with bucket (check to make sure full).
Rules for Safe Gun Handling:
1. ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
Pacific Rattlesnake - California Poison Control System