According to CAL FIRE, motorists are responsible for many wildfire sparked along roadways. Nearly all these fires can be prevented by following these vehicle safety tips provided by CAL … [Read more...] about Vehicle Safety Tips to Prevent Wildfires
The Highway 108 Fire Safe Council has been awarded $414,960 though the CAL FIRE California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grant program to build a shaded fuel break in the Ponderosa Hills-Mira … [Read more...] about Ponderosa Hills Area to Get Shaded Fuel Break
Lovely spring weather is here, making it the perfect time to start or finish defensible space preparations.Defensible space is the area between your home and on oncoming wildfire where vegetation … [Read more...] about Defensible Space: Are You Ready?
Pets are members of the family, and we want them to be safe during an evacuation for wildfire or other emergency. Here are some pet evacuation tips:Remember, if it’s not safe for you to be in … [Read more...] about Pet Evacuation Tips
Embers, coming in contact with flammable material, are a major reason why homes are destroyed during wildfires. Embers, also known as firebrands, are airborne pieces of wood and/or vegetation that … [Read more...] about Beware of Embers
Information on Firewise USA has been added to our Resources section. Firewise is a program of the National Fire Protection Association that “teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and … [Read more...] about Firewise USA Communities
According to the National Interagency Coordination Center, 1.8 million acres of land was burned in California last year, making 2018 the worst wildfire year on record for California. Acres burned was … [Read more...] about 2018 Was California’s Worst Wildfire Year
Tuolumne County has scheduled a series of fire safety and evacuation preparedness community meetings. The meetings are provided in partnership with the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors, CAL FIRE, … [Read more...] about Tuolumne County Fire Safety and Evacuation Preparedness Community Meetings