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This Site Last Updated October 17, 2018
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 19, 2018
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YOU CUT IT, WE WILL CHIP IT
 

The current chipping program is made possible by the Cooperative Fire Program of the US Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, which provided a grant through the California Fire Safe Council.

 

 It has never been more important that you clear and maintain your defensible space around your home. We will make it easier for you. Examples of two chipping operations and the creation of defensible space may be found HERE and HERE.

Get details
HERE in the May 2015 Fire Safety News. Guidelines and homeowner requirements  may be found HERE.
Another Successful Evacuation Seminar
 
A senario-based evacuation seminar was held on April 21, 2018 at the Castle Creek Country Club. More than 40 local residents attended. The presentation was based on factual predicted wildfire behavior for the area and challenged the residents to think about the various aspects of evacuation and how they might react at various points in the scenario timeline. Deer Springs Fire Chief Nick Brown and San Diego Sheriff Captain Dave Brown fielded questions from the attendees.
 
More community-focused seminars are on tap having been held, so far, in the Champagne Village, Hidden Meadows and Castle Creek areas.
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