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Traffic Light Backup Battery Project Could Make Residents Safer in Emergencies, Power Shutoffs

| 11:21 AM

Supervisor Jim Desmond and Department of Public Works officials recently flipped the switch on a new traffic light backup battery system in San Dieguito that could eventually make residents around the county safer during emergencies.

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Southern Fire Reminds Residents to Take Action Before Fire Strikes

| 3:11 PM

The Southern Fire that forced evacuations in the Anza Borrego Desert over the weekend came at the start of “Wildfire Preparedness Week” and underscores the messages of the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services and CAL Fire/San Diego County Fire to take hands-on action to be ready for wildfires.

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VIDEO: CAL FIRE Prepares To Add New Aerial Attack Plane

| 9:27 AM

While San Diego has more locally stationed resources to fight fire from the air than any other region in the nation, CAL FIRE is always looking to improve emergency readiness.