August 28th, 2012-
This CalFire update shows the 8 fires still burning in the northern half of the state. With the Ponderosa fire in the 80% containment area, there are still homes state wide being evacuated because of threatening flames closing in.
With fire season still thriving state wide, this CalFire video give helpful tips and websites to staying safe over our last long weekend of the summer. Before heading out to enjoy California’s extensive wilderness areas this labor day weekend please watch this video and visit the CalFire website:
Remember to avoid starting any more unintentional fires and be prepared to face any unforeseen weather changes that could put our state at unnecessary fire risks. Stay safe and enjoy this long weekend.