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Wildfire Safety Blog and News from Fire Safe San Mateo.
Nov
01

CHIPPING EVENT: Drop off Material for Chipping for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Weekends in November 2020

Drop off chipping event for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Two weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Redwoo Glen, 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA

  • November 7 & 8
  • November 14 & 15

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Nov
01

CHIPPING EVENT: Drop off material for chipping in La Honda. Weekends in November 2020

Drop off chipping event for La Honda. Three weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Cuesta La Honda. 

  • November 7 & 8
  • November 14 & 15
  • November 21 & 22

La Honda

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Oct
29

CHIPPING EVENT: Montara - Moss Beach, November 6

Curb-side chipping event for select streets in Montara and Moss Beach 

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Oct
28

Upcoming Free Webinar and Conference

Wildfire Resilience: Best Practices in Real Estate and Land Use by Global ULI Online. October 30, 2020. LINK HERE:

https://americas.uli.org/events/detail/163A8649-80C3-47C7-8549-ED18318357D1/&nbsp/

 

This event has a general focus on a nation-wide audience about how the real estate industry is responding to increasing wildfire risks and impacts with building design, land use policy, and community resilience solutions. 

 

The Virtual Wildland Urban Interface (#VirtualWUI) conference is being hosted by the International Association of Fire Chiefs on November 4-5, 2020. LINK HEREhttps://www.eventscribe.com/2020/WUI/index.asp

 

We encourage you to review the schedule to identify interesting presentations. Several sessions are concurrent, so if you attend one, it would be great if you could report back a summary to the council at our next Fire Safe San Mateo County (FSSMC) meeting. (please note, times follow the Eastern Time Zone). Register Here.

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Oct
21

Red Flag Warning: Wed 10/21 10PM through Fri 10/23 8AM

 

Red Flag Warning & Fire Weather Watches

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Oct
06

Two Basic Wildland Firefighter/lighter Field Day Training Opportunities

Message from Good Fire Alliance:

Fire Forward has scheduled two additional Basic Wildland Firefighter (and Firelighter) Training field days – one for March 6 and one for March 7. If you’d like to attend, please sign up at either of the registration links below, share with folks who may be interested, and make sure you get an early start on the online prerequisite work required for the field day (about 35-40 hours of online training material hosted by NWCG and FEMA). We hope to see you there!

March 6, 2021:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/123957250473

March 7, 2021:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/123957962603

A limited number of fee waivers are available on an as needed basis; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Fire Forward Director) for more information.

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Sep
01

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, SEPT 1, 2020, 7PM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates: https://tinyurl.com/CZULightning

Information LIne: 831-335-6717

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Aug
31

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 31, 2020, 7PM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Link to press conference (in English): https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1MnxndgNbBEGO

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Aug
30

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 30, 2020, 7PM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Link to press conference (in English):https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1BRJjYLVjLpGw

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Aug
30

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 30, 2020, 7AM and CAL FIRE Q&A

On August 29, 2020 Battalion Chief Mark Brunton did a live social media Q&A. Listen to him answer questions about preventing the fire from spreding to Santa Clara County, and long-term things you can do, which includes ensuring you have defensible space around your home, especially in the WUI (wildland urban interface), and getting involved with your local Fire Safe Council to help identify fuel reduction projects in your community!

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Link to press conference (in English): https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1BRKjYLanXRxw

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