September is National Preparedness Month. National Preparedness Month was first declared in 2004 and is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help the general public prepare … [Read more...] about National Preparedness Month
Thank You Ellie
Thanks to Ellie, a seven-year-old from Sonoma County, we have added a link to our website for home fire prevention and safety tips. Ellie and her mother contacted us after a small kitchen fire in … [Read more...] about Thank You Ellie
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
Drones and Wildfires Don’t Mix
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
Grant Funds Awarded
The Highway 108 Fire Safe Council has been approved for funding for two projects under the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grants … [Read more...] about Grant Funds Awarded
Fire Containment—What Does it Mean?
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?
Welcome to the New Website
Welcome to the new Highway 108 Fire Safe Council website. This site provides information to keep your family and home fire safe.Please browse through the site. You will find information about the … [Read more...] about Welcome to the New Website