Safe Family: Wildfire danger

By: Ryan Loyd Email
By: Ryan Loyd Email

With the wildfires raging in Southern California, it's time to start thinking about the fire danger in our area. Conditions could soon become very favorable for wildfire outbreaks. Meteorologists say that the first frost is usually the starting point for fires to begin. But this year, the first frost is running a bit behind schedule. The frost will bring about dry conditions.

Sherman Fire Chief Jeff Jones says the "human factor" is the main cause of many fire outbreaks. During this time of year, be conscious of your actions. If you would like to learn more about the wildfire outbreaks there, visit the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Safety Alert website at this link.

USA Today also has information on fire danger and the wildfires in the U.S.

http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wildfire.htm.


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