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D-RiSC Op-Ed: 15 Years Later, We Still Haven’t Applied Deadly Cedar Fire’s Lessons

Friday, May 4, 2018  
Posted by: Times of San Diego
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For state and local government officials, the devastating and deadly wildfires of 2017 are a wake-up call. The growing natural disaster threats facing California communities can no longer be ignored.

But for California’s fire service, these threats are more like déjà vu.

In the fall of 2003, a series of devastating wildfires consumed 740,000 acres in Southern California, including 273,000 in San Diego County — at the time the largest fire in the state’s history...Continue Reading.


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It’s hard to believe 2018 is coming to an end.  This year has seemed to fly by, with so much going on from different angles – from an extremely busy legislative session, including the success of the D-RiSC Coalition, to an unprecedented year-round fire season, if we can still call what we’ve witnessed as a State a “season.”...Continue Reading

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