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Be Prepared for Wildfires

Dangerous wildfire season forecast for San Diego

"Hotter than average temperatures, fewer summer storms than normal and an abundance of fuel created by California's wet winter will result in an above average possibility of large wildfires this summer and fall in much of San Diego County, a new report said." Continue reading CBS 8 article...

CAL FIRE Launches New Ready for Wildfire App

Thousands of wildfires strike California each year. Prepare your family, home and property in advance of a fire with CAL FIRE’s Ready, Set, GO! guide. This includes easy-to-follow checklists for maintaining Defensible Space, hardening your home, creating a wildfire action plan, assembling an emergency supply kit, and evacuation information. Also, get custom wildfire alerts when an incident is reported in your area. Read more in this San Diego Union-Tribune article or visit to get the application and access other resources.

Ready San Diego: Will you be prepared for the next wildfire?

In San Diego County, wildfires, both naturally occurring and human caused, are a major hazard to our communities. San Diego County residents are urged to take steps now to assess their wildfire risk, safeguard their homes and prepare for the next firestorm. You not only increase the safety of your property, but more importantly, you increase the safety of your family. Access resources at: