Blue Ridge Fire

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

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California has secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the Blue Ridge Fire burning in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The FMAG, which is provided through the President’s Disaster …continue reading