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Vehicles Remain a Top Cause of Local Wildfires

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Wildfires are the biggest disaster risk San Diegans regularly face, and most are caused by people in some way. In fact, vehicle-related fires are in the top two causes of wildfires in the County.

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VIDEO: A Milestone in Helping to Keep You Safe

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The County Fire Authority is celebrating its 10th birthday. Its partnership with CAL FIRE means there are more firefighting personnel, equipment and aircraft serving rural parts of the County than anywhere else in the United States. Visit readyforwildfire.org and readysandiego.org to prepare you and your loved ones for the next wildfire.

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VIDEO: Is Your Family Prepared for a Disaster?

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Natural disasters can happen at any time and you may only have minutes to evacuate. It’s important to have a plan and to make sure you practice it at least twice a year with the entire family.

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Get Ready for Critical Fire Weather

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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.