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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsInmate Who Walked Away From McCain Valley Fire Camp Apprehended in Long Beach - Corrections.com6/18/2018 9:06:08 AM
Inmate Who Walked Away From McCain Valley Fire Camp Apprehended in Long Beach Corrections.com Marco Calderon, 22, was taken into custody at 11:50 p.m. June 15 by agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Office of Correctional Safety (OCS) and transported to California Institution for Men in Chino. ... CDCR ...
Cal Fire unveils new technology - Calaveras Enterprise6/14/2018 12:58:00 PM
Calaveras Enterprise Cal Fire unveils new technology Calaveras Enterprise According to Josh White, chief of the Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the new AVL technology has been installed in all of the Cal Fire battalion chiefs' vehicles, fire trucks, crew transports and ...
Vegetation Management Prescribed Burn on June 12th in Groveland Area - The Pine Tree6/11/2018 12:59:13 PM
The Pine Tree Vegetation Management Prescribed Burn on June 12th in Groveland Area The Pine Tree San Andreas, CA …The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ( CAL FIRE ) will be conducting prescribed burning in Tuolumne County on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Crews will be burning in the Gookin Vegetation Management Program (VMP). and more »
Activist investors push Sempra Energy for strategic review, board shakeup - Reuters6/11/2018 11:09:28 AM
Reuters Activist investors push Sempra Energy for strategic review, board shakeup Reuters That could potentially cost California's main utilities, including Sempra unit San Diego Gas & Electric, billions of dollars each per year. Earlier this month, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or CalFire , said a dozen of the ... Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 12, 2018 Benzinga Sempra Energy (SRE) Issues Statement on Elliott, Bluescape Resources Proposal - StreetInsider.com StreetInsider.com Wells Fargo Downgrades Sempra Energy After Monday's Spike On Activist Involvement Benzinga 24/7 Wall St. - Zacks all 210 news articles »
Hardester's Market fire control efforts continue, owner plans to rebuild - Record Bee5/29/2018 6:17:59 PM
Hardester's Market fire control efforts continue, owner plans to rebuild Record Bee California Highway Patrol reported that officer Efrain Cortez was in Hardester's ordering a sandwich at the onset of the fire . He saw “smoke billowing ... Cortez helped bring the firefighter to safety , suffering first-degree burns to his right hand and ... and more »
Don't 'wait until the fire is at your front door,' officials warn as greater wildfire threat looms - Press-Enterprise5/25/2018 10:08:03 PM
Press-Enterprise Don't 'wait until the fire is at your front door,' officials warn as greater wildfire threat looms Press-Enterprise Fire officials in Southern California , as they prepare for the height of what's now a year-round fire threat, are emphasizing the need for residents — even those not in what would traditionally be considered at-risk areas — to make similar ... and more »
Mayor McCallon hails the state of the city - Highland Community News5/24/2018 2:41:48 PM
Highland Community News Mayor McCallon hails the state of the city Highland Community News McCallon also praised California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention , known as Cal Fire , which operates three stations in the city. “In 2017, there were 6,678 calls for ... “Because we are planning to grow, the city of Highland is moving forward ...
Fire Management News ItemsNew research on avian response to wildfires - Science Daily6/22/2018 7:15:51 PM
New research on avian response to wildfires Science Daily As we enter another wildfire season in California , attention will turn to the inevitable fires and efforts to extinguish them. After these fires burn, land managers are tasked with deciding how, where, and when to act to manage these new ... It ...
Seasonal fire restrictions for Humboldt, Del Norte to go into effect - KIEM6/22/2018 12:22:10 AM
KIEM Seasonal fire restrictions for Humboldt, Del Norte to go into effect KIEM “We are implementing these seasonal restrictions to help protect public lands and nearby communities from wildfire,” said Walter Herzog, fire management officer for the BLM in northern California . “Dry fuels and high temperatures have significantly ...
Honor Guard personnel from wildland fire agencies represented at Family Fire Weekend - Wildfire Today (blog)6/21/2018 7:39:35 PM
Wildfire Today (blog) Honor Guard personnel from wildland fire agencies represented at Family Fire Weekend Wildfire Today (blog) Honor Guards from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection presented colors to open the event on Saturday. Three bagpipers ... and more »
PG&E to record $2.5B charge for California wildfires — and warns it could get worse - Utility Dive6/21/2018 11:32:06 AM
Seattle Times PG&E to record $2.5B charge for California wildfires — and warns it could get worse Utility Dive Earlier this month, Cal Fire, the state's fire management agency, said electric equipment owned by PG&E caused 12 wildfires that killed 18 people and burned hundreds of square miles. Some industry observers believe this could lead to bankruptcy for the ... PG&E Corporation - Financials - SEC Filings Investors - PG&E Corporation all 244 news articles »
SCE considering power shutdowns during high-danger fire conditions - The Pasadena Star-News6/20/2018 7:26:07 PM
The Pasadena Star-News SCE considering power shutdowns during high-danger fire conditions The Pasadena Star-News Troy Whitman, Fire Management officer for Southern California Edison, shows a live camera feed at Santiago Peak where he can monitor an SCE installation via his smartphone at SCE's 24-hour Emergency Operations and Situational Awareness Center in ...
Reports: PG&E claims wildfire liability could force bankruptcy - Utility Dive6/19/2018 7:56:04 AM
Reports: PG&E claims wildfire liability could force bankruptcy Utility Dive Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has warned state lawmakers that it may need to declare bankruptcy or reorganize, depending on its liability for the wildfires that devastated parts of California in October, 2017, a Sacramento CBS affiliate reports. On ... and more »
Cal Fire: PG&E violated state law in 8 wildfires last year - Utility Dive6/11/2018 10:38:40 AM
CNBC Cal Fire: PG&E violated state law in 8 wildfires last year Utility Dive Electric equipment owned by Pacific Gas & Electric caused 12 wildfires that killed 18 people and burned hundreds of square miles in California last October, the state's fire management agency said Friday. The utility violated state law governing ... CAL FIRE Investigators Determine Causes of 12 Wildfires in Mendocino, Humboldt, Butte, Sonoma, Lake, and Napa Cal Fire all 111 news articles »
Firewise Communities News ItemsBruce Puphal: Joanne Drummond is the Fire Safe Council - The Union of Grass Valley6/1/2018 7:13:12 PM
The Union of Grass Valley Bruce Puphal: Joanne Drummond is the Fire Safe Council The Union of Grass Valley Joanne is very proud of the fact that Nevada County has more Firewise Communities compared to any other county in California . There are currently 23 communities waiting to be certified as "Firewise" with the help and leadership that Joanne has provided.
Napa County prepares for fire season - Napa Valley Register5/26/2018 11:02:14 AM
Napa Valley Register Napa County prepares for fire season Napa Valley Register The former California park ranger thinks hot spells and high wind episodes have become more frequent in Angwin. She saw the 2015 ... The county has nine rural “ firewise” communities that create plans for fire protection strategies and programs. They ...
Op-Ed | Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman and Pat Leach: A way forward for the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County - YubaNet5/19/2018 1:47:11 AM
Op-Ed | Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman and Pat Leach: A way forward for the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County YubaNet Through her efforts, Nevada County has more Firewise Communities than any other in California and possibly the nation. Despite these accomplishments, the Fire Safe Council Board of Directors voted to not renew her contract at the April 22nd meeting.
Woodland Hills becomes firewise - White Mountain Independent1/9/2018 7:12:22 AM
White Mountain Independent Woodland Hills becomes firewise White Mountain Independent One insurer, USAA, an organization for military and veteran and their families, was the first major national insurance provider to offer such discounts to members living in Firewise communities in California , Colorado and Texas, according to their website.
Lawmaker: Homeowners With Wildfire Risk Might Lose Insurance - KQED1/5/2018 4:56:35 PM
Lawmaker: Homeowners With Wildfire Risk Might Lose Insurance KQED Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach) has introduced new legislation aimed at protecting homeowners from getting kicked off their insurance policies in the wake of California's devastating 2017 wildfire season. “This is unprecedented for California , and wildfire ... Availability and Affordability of Coverage for Wildfire Loss in - California Department of Insurance - State of ... California Department of Insurance - State of California all 43 news articles »