Big Sur Kate continues to report on the Chalk Fire. She is on top of the fire (literally) and her coverage is providing vital information for her community. This is real life stuff folks, read it here! Note too how the affected residents are using gel to protect homes and out buildings. Update: 9/30/08 8:00pmThe […]
Good news. A California Condor chick survived the Basin Complex Fire unharmed. Members of Ventana Wilderness Society hiked into the blackened forest to check on the well being of the chick. Watch the video. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXiVszDf5_o&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=1] What directed my attention back to the plight of the Ventana condors was a “birding spectacle” in our own backyard […]
434 firefighters are surrounding this pesky 200 acre brush/timber mixed wildfire burning near North Fork in Madera County. It appears pot growers had something to do with the cause, possibly a propane tank or unattended warming fire. I hope these crims are caught. One firefighter was injured overnight when a boulder rolled off a slope […]
The Cascadel Fire has burned 150 acres in the Madera County town of North Fork. The fire is burning in the Whiskey Creek drainage and as a result is presenting accessibility issues for Cal Fire.340 residences are threatened according to the Incident 209 thus the call for a heavier dispatch than a typical 150 acre […]
Says the National Weather Service last night. That is a powerful statement and readers of Houston’s Chron.com hopefully got the message. Residents of Galveston where a 20 ft storm surge is expected should be on a road north or west today. This weather event will test local first responders. We wish them all the best!