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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) thanked the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CAL FIRE) for funding local fire prevention projects that will help protect communities across California. “California must do everything it can to reduce the risk of wildfires and I am encouraged by the bipartisan effort to …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Fire Authority during COVID-19

When I stepped outside this morning, a strong smell of “something’s burning” smacked me in the face. However, when I checked the CalFire active incidents map, nothing seemed close enough to generate the intense smell. So I checked the Orange County Fire Authority active incidents page. After a string of …continue reading

featured graphic for Yorba Linda Water Distrtict during COVID-19

The Yorba Linda Water District’s award-winning Marc Marcantonio Heli-Hydrant supported aerial firefighters battling the Blue Ridge Fire. The Heli-Hydrant reduced response time for helicopters because YLWD strategically placed it in the wildland-urban interface zone affected by the Blue Ridge Fire. The Marc Marcantonio Heli-Hydrant is activated and providing water to …continue reading