Effective November 27, 2018, CAL FIRE has lifted burn permit suspension in Tuolumne, Calaveras, eastern Stanislaus, and eastern San Joaquin Counties. CAL FIRE advises that persons with current and … [Read more...] about Burn Permit Suspension Lifted
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. And turkey deep fryers are responsible for many of those fires. The NFPA … [Read more...] about Turkey Fryer Safety Tips
It may be November, but with deadly and destructive wildfires burning in northern and southern California, it is a reminder that being wildfire prepared is a year around activity.We have wildfire … [Read more...] about Wildfire Preparedness is Year Around
Halloween is almost here. Make sure it’s an evening of treats, not tricks, with these Halloween safety tips from CAL FIRE and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).According to the … [Read more...] about Halloween Safety Tips
Evacuations—What do to and how to prepare were a common theme in my email during the recent wildfires. In the Resources section of this website you will find information for pre-evacuation and … [Read more...] about Evacuation Preparedness
Resist the temptation to get some great video of a wildfire with your drone. Flying an unauthorized drone near a wildfire is illegal, can interfere with firefighting operations, and can be … [Read more...] about Drones and Wildfires Don’t Mix
During a fire, we often hear that the fire is contained by some percentage number, such as 10 percent contained or 80 percent contained. What does this mean?Containment is the perimeter that … [Read more...] about Fire Containment—What Does it Mean?