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Webcast: Rising wildfire risks

Organizations are taking steps to reduce the danger

Fire agencies warn that the Santa Cruz Mountains could produce a large-scale blaze, similar to recent wildfires in the north bay, under the right conditions. Weekly journalists discuss local agencies' preparations for a big blaze in open space areas, the area's vulnerability and how the community can prepare. Read our story on the issue here.

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Webcast: Rising wildfire risks

Organizations are taking steps to reduce the danger

by / Palo Alto Weekly

Uploaded: Fri, Dec 6, 2019, 5:00 pm

Fire agencies warn that the Santa Cruz Mountains could produce a large-scale blaze, similar to recent wildfires in the north bay, under the right conditions. Weekly journalists discuss local agencies' preparations for a big blaze in open space areas, the area's vulnerability and how the community can prepare. Read our story on the issue here.

Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.

Subscribe to the "Behind the Headlines" podcast

We now have a podcast! Listen to Behind the Headlines while you're on the go by downloading free episodes of our new podcast, now available through Apple or Google Play.

Webcasts are posted every Friday afternoon on PaloAltoOnline.com, as well as on Palo Alto Online's YouTube channel, youtube.com/paweekly.

Check out previous weeks' episodes in the "Behind the Headlines" archive.

Comments

Tim
Palo Alto Hills
on Dec 7, 2019 at 12:08 pm
Tim, Palo Alto Hills
on Dec 7, 2019 at 12:08 pm
3 people like this

A few years back I asked a Palo Alto Fire Department Captain how would the department stop a huge wildland Fire? He looked at me with a smile and stated that they would stop it when it burn to the ocean. That was it, nothing else.


Close BBQ-Land, AKA Foothills Park
Palo Alto Hills
on Dec 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Close BBQ-Land, AKA Foothills Park, Palo Alto Hills
on Dec 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
2 people like this

Encouraging ANYONE to come up into the hills and start BBQing in a high risk fire area is STUPID to say the least


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