NFPA is calling for an end to the destruction of communities caused by wildfire. The key to success is to start now!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.