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NFPA is calling for an end to the destruction of communities caused by wildfire. The key to success is to start now!
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Fire safety in Mendocino County is not just a construct for fire season. It is an ongoing process which requires the efforts of several diligent agencies such as the Sherwood Firewise Communities, The Mendocino County Firesafe Council, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors, The County Department of Transportation, Cal Fire, local fire departments and several …
We are looking for help in assessing the amount and location of these hazards and would like your assistance in creating a database of the property addresses which need work done to clear the 100′ defensible space around structures. With this information, Sherwood Firewise along with several other agencies, is going to recruit volunteer assistance and apply for grants in order to hire work crews to clear the vegetation before the coming fire season.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In a proposal filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E or the Utility) detailed its ongoing strategy to reduce wildfire risk, increase situational awareness, and deploy new technology and models to help keep customers and communities safe. Improvements to its 2021 Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program were also proposed.
Staying Fire Safe at home during the winter months.
New research at the University of California, Davis with support from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Cal Fire, and the U.S. Forest Service aims to understand how forests regenerate after wildfires.
That day, dry winds blew across California and beyond, wrenching fires loose and sending them ripping across the forest. The entire West seemed to be going up in flames at once, from the August Complex in the Mendocino National Forest, where thirty-seven fires were coalescing into the largest fire in state history, to the catastrophic fires in Oregon and Washington.
CA has issued a Regional Stay at Home order to stop the surge of #COVID19 cases & prevent a strain on our health care system. This action will help protect critical care for patients.
Let’s all do our part. Wear a mask. Don’t gather. Physically Distance. Stay home.