August 26

News of the Week – August 26


PC: Casey Christie/The Californian
PC: Casey Christie/The Californian
  • FIRE UPDATE: Cedar Fire in Kern County is now 20% contained.
  • Check out Sierra Star’s interview with The Cascadel Ranch Fire Safe Council Coordinator Roger Maybee about the importance of defensible space around your home.  Read the interview for information on what homeowners can do to protect their homes and help out firefighters, as we face another 8 – 10 weeks of fire season.
  • The cause of the Broken Fire in Coarsegold on July 4 was a bulldozer hitting a rock on dry grass. Sierra News Online provides an important reminder that 90% of all fires in California are caused by people.

Have a great weekend, everyone.


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