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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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.
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.