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.
It started because her Charger was touching her metal bed frame. So lesson to everyone make sure your kids are not charging their phones on the bed or sleeping with their chargers on their beds.
Ensuring your tree has adequate water can keep it from becoming dry. Dry trees are more likely to become a fire hazard if it comes into contact with a nearby heat source!
Learn the steps you can take to protect your home and property against wildfire with our DIY series created in partnership with UC Cooperative Extension.
Since 2015, our region has endured an unprecedented string of conflagrations that have shattered local and state fire records…
On Thursday, November 19 at 4 p.m., the County will host a virtual Town Hall Meeting for fire survivors impacted by the Oak Fire and August Complex Fire. The event will follow a webinar format, which will provide residents with the opportunity to submit questions. County representatives will be available to provide resources and address community concerns related to fire recovery programs, including Public Assistance, Individual Assistance, Small Business Administration Loans, and Debris Removal.
Cooler temperatures are ahead but the Brooktrails water supply still needs you to conserve water and use less. The lakes won’t start to refill until we’ve seen at least a couple of inches of rain accumulated.
Dry north to northeast winds will increase through the morning on Sunday. Critical fire weather conditions are expected as relative humidity values fall into the single digits.