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Fund California fire departments to deploy engines before fires break out

Saturday, March 17, 2018  
Posted by: San Francisco Chronicle
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If the horrors of October’s fires taught us anything, it’s that extreme weather and ferocious fires are no longer unprecedented or rare. Sadly, they are the new normal.

Rising temperatures, prolonged drought and high winds — all ingredients that make for increased risk of catastrophic fires — are going to be a part of our lives and communities for the foreseeable future. The firestorm that devastated our community last October, and the winter fires and mudslides in Southern California, won’t be the last disasters fueled by weather conditions and a warming planet.

In just three months last year, from October to December, California experienced the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history and the most destructive in terms of acres burned...Continue Reading.


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