Public Safety

Be Alert, Stay Prepared During Red Flag Conditions

| 12:52 PM

Residents are being asked to be alert for wildfires as the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning from Wednesday night through Friday evening, with the potential for strong gusty winds and low humidity.

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County Residents Asked to Take Public Safety Power Shutoff Survey

| 9:04 AM

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services is asking all County residents to fill out a survey about the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program.

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San Diego County Fire logo on truck door

Take Precautions, Be Prepared During Red Flag Conditions

| 12:09 PM

Extreme low humidity and forecasted high winds will result in elevated wildfire danger and a red flag warning through Saturday in the San Diego County mountains and inland valleys.

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Photo of fire flames on a ridge at night. Credit: CAL FIRE

Residents Urged to Be Prepared to Evacuate Early and Quickly as Fire Threat Increases

| 11:49 AM

The Valley Fire, which has grown to thousands of acres in just a few days, is a growing threat to communities in San Diego County with the Santa Ana wind event forecast for today. Residents, particularly those who live in communities around the fire perimeter, are asked to be ready to evacuate in 15 minutes or less.

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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.