The Etiwanda Fire is burning in the Etiwanda Preserve on the outskirts of Rancho Cucamonga, a community of 180,000 in San Bernardino County. The wind driven fire started at 8:00 am and has grown quickly to hundreds of acres. Because of high winds air support is unavailable. This looks like a multi day event as […]
â€” CAL FIRE Increases Staffing As Fire Threat Expands â€“ Additional Seasonal Firefighters Hired From Sacramento Foothills to LA Basin SacramentoÂ -Â Despite recent rainfall, CAL FIRE continues to respond to a significant increase in wildfires across much of California. While March rain totals were higher than this winter, the rain has done little to combat drought […]
I later found out that this was the second tower. Again visibility became zero and the process began again: coughing, gagging. Again people came to me for air. I remember wandering around and helping whoever I could, all the while trying to figure out just where we were and if there was a roll call being conducted anywhere.