Public Safety

Supervisors Receive San Diego County Fire 5-year Strategic Plan

| 3:20 PM

County supervisors received a five-year strategic plan Tuesday to continue improving firefighting and emergency medical services in unincorporated areas, provided by San Diego County Fire, the County Fire Authority-CAL FIRE entity the County has supported with more than $500 million since 2008.

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Fire Official Calls Seasonal Outlook ‘Scary,’ Urges Preparedness

| 1:54 PM

San Diego County area fire chiefs are preparing for a potentially dangerous peak fire season due to historically dry fuel conditions. Residents are reminded to take all precautions and be ready to evacuate if needed.

Public Safety

Get Ready for Critical Fire Weather

| 4:56 PM

Forecasters have issued a fire weather watch for San Diego County inland valleys and mountains from this weekend through Tuesday, and the watch has a strong potential of developing into a red flag warning. The County Office of Emergency Services recommends you take steps now to lessen the fire risk around your home and be prepared to evacuate if a fire does break out.

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On Wildfires’ Anniversary, Concern That Residents are Less Prepared

| 5:34 PM

As firefighters struggle to get deadly wildfires under control in Northern California, San Diego County and City officials marked the 10th anniversary of the 2007 Wildfires and called upon residents to do their part to prepare for another emergency.

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Wildfires to Our North – Are You Ready Here?

| 4:53 PM

Wildfires burning in Anaheim and Northern California should remind you we’re in the thick of fire season, and that one could flare up any moment. Now’s the time to take stock of your emergency supplies and review your family emergency plan. Would you be ready to react if you got notice of a fast-moving fire threatening homes in your community?