Archive for July2011

Cal Fire To Impose $150 Fee Per Inhabitable Structure in Response Zones

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Cal Fire, California’s elite wildland firefighting force is set to charge homeowners within their area of responsibility $145. It’s being called a “fire prevention fee” and the bill will create a Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund.

Fire Monks, A Story of Fire, Bravery and Abandonment

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When fire swept down canyon and into the grounds of their monastery a group of five Buddhist Monks were waiting. None of them had direct fire ground experience but what they possessed was a lifetime of physical and mental training in their discipline that helped prepare them for what they faced.