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Utility Provides $5.5 Million to Local Fire Safe Councils SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.
Safe Outdoor Equipment and Vehicle Use Key to Preventing Fires SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership
The fast-moving Silver Fire in Southern California continues to grow and threaten communities, reminding us of the importance of preparing for wildfire.
As the US Wildfire Season seems to grow more intense each year, All Hands Fire Equipment is releasing wild fire prevention and safety tips for those in affected areas. Neptune,
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the peak of wildfire season begins, homeowners across the state are urged to prepare and protect their property by creating 100 feet of clean, open - or defensible space - around their properties to help prevent the spreading of wildfires.
By Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 21--The likelihood of a wildfire threatening homes in Thurston County is on the rise. In the past week, fuel-moisture levels -- the critical barometer used by firefighters to measure wildland fire risk -- dipped below 19 percent.
By Ethan Schowalter-Hay, The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jul. 8--As wildfire season returns to the forests and shrublands of Northeast Oregon, it's worth considering some of the preventative measures taken year-round by resource managers and residents.