The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) offers seven ways residents can reduce the risk that their homes and property will become fuel for a wildfire.Clear: Clear off pine needles, dead … [Read more...] about Seven Tips From NFPA to Protect Your Home
Tuolumne County Supervisor Sherri Brennan will chair the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Ad Hoc Committee on Homeowners Insurance. “The Committee is tasked with considering … [Read more...] about Supervisor Brennan to Chair RCRC Homeowners Insurance Committee
A Red Flag Warning is issued by the National Weather Service when warm temperatures, very low humidity, and strong winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger.Another … [Read more...] about What is a Red Flag Warning?
By now we have all heard that PG&E may be shutting off electrical power during times of potential wildfire threat. Here are some details of the program PG&E refers to as Public Safety Power … [Read more...] about PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff
The June 25 regular meeting of the Highway 108 Fire Safe Council Board of Directors has been changed to Tuesday, July 2.Meeting time is 11:30 a.m. at the Sonora Fire Station, 201 South Shepherd … [Read more...] about Fire Safe Council Board Meeting Date Change
Effective June 10, 2019, CAL FIRE has suspended burning in the areas below 3,500 feet in Tuolumne, Calaveras, eastern Stanislaus, and San Joaquin Counties.According to Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit … [Read more...] about Burning Suspended Below 3,500 Feet
PG&E is holding an open house on Wednesday, June 5, to provide information about its Community Wildfire Safety Program (CWSP). Drop-in hours are between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Best Western PLUS … [Read more...] about PG&E Wildfire Safety Open House
Don’t let your campfire turn into a wildfire. The California Wildland Fire Coordinating Group offers advice on campfire safety.First, get a campfire permit. Campfire permits are required to have … [Read more...] about Campfire Safety