Preparedness

Virtual Wildfire Preparedness Course

Be Prepared for Wildfire Training Course. The Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council is hosting a free training course, “Be Prepared for Wildfire” to help Ventura County residents better prepare their homes, neighborhoods and communities to withstand the threat of wildland fires. The course will be presented and facilitated by experienced Wildland Urban Interface fire …

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Keep Your Property Safe During Wildfire Season

Keep Your Property Safe During Wildfire Season Did you know that yard work can help protect your property from wildfire? Take part in National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 5. Clear your property of dried leaves, branches, and other items that may fuel a wildfire. Minimize damage and prevent losses with these landscaping recommendations …

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El Niño is here, and it’ll be ‘one storm after another like a conveyor belt’

The strong El Niño in the Pacific Ocean is becoming even more powerful, setting the stage for an unusually wet winter in California that could bring heavy rains by January, climate experts said. The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center said El Niño is already strong and mature, and is forecast to continue gaining strength. …

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