Sherwood Firewise is looking for data on fallen vegetation

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.

PG&E to Deploy New Risk Modeling and Fire Spread Technology to Further Reduce Wildfire Risk

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.

Mendocino County to host Virtual Town Hall on fire recovery programs

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.