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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 …
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.
Thousands of rural Californians have lost homeowners’ insurance in recent years because of rising wildfire claims, forcing them to seek alternative coverage that’s two or three times more expensive.
Now their rates are about to go even higher.
How Homes and Buildings Are Threatened by WildfireWildfires have become part of our “new normal” life, which leaves everyone wonder, what can we do to prepare, and to harden our homes against fire.
Although lights are a festive way to celebrate the holidays, they can also be a hazard when left unattended. Be sure to unplug lights before going to bed or leaving the house to prevent an electrical fire.