Fire

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Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) joined Orange County Fire Authority Chief Brian Fennessy to announce the receipt of $16.95 million in state funding for OCFA’s expanded Hand Crew facility. Strategically located in the region’s high fire severity zone, the Trabuco Canyon based station deploys personnel for fire suppression and wildfire mitigation …continue reading

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Highlighting the state’s commitment to innovative solutions to tackle climate-induced natural disasters, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Military Department announced the creation of the first all-hazards fire engine strike team – known as Team Blaze – operated by a state military department. Cal …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for May 22 through May 28 included a fatal Long Beach traffic accident, free concerts and movies, and a change at Servite High School. Top Ten Stories for May 22 through May 28 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading

irvine ranch conservancy

Irvine Ranch Conservancy (IRC) is launching work funded by a three-year grant from the California Department of Conservation under the Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program (RFFC). The grant will allow IRC to expand its collaborative wildfire prevention efforts, in particular working with the County of Orange Area Safety Task …continue reading

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Congresswoman Young Kim and Senator Alex Padilla included funding for a Yorba Linda Water District (District) Heli-Hydrant in the $1.5 trillion federal appropriations package passed by Congress and signed by President Biden. “In a wildfire, timely response is critical and can make the difference between life and death. Heli-Hydrants help …continue reading

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The Coast Guard worked with port partners to identify shipping containers with undeclared hazardous materials that led to a shipping container fire in the Port of Los Angeles – Long Beach, March 4. At approximately 8:20 p.m., on March 4, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a …continue reading