Ready for Fire Season

Nevada County: 25 weeks to prepare for the next peak fire season

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 10, 2018 - After an extremely well-attended Town Hall in Nevada County, it's time to prepare for the next peak...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 11: Pet and animal evacuation...

February 18, 2019 - Your emergency plan and preparedness includes everyone in your household and your pets - of course, they are part of...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 10: Plan and practice with...

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 11, 2019 - As a parent you want to keep your kids safe from any harm, preparing for wildfire is...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 14: What Wood Stoves Want...

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 11, 2019 - Wood stoves are still a popular heating source in the area. Burning safely not only reduces health...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 8: Family Emergency Plan

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 28, 2019 - The Family Emergency Plan is an important document in preparing for any type of emergency and evacuation....

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 1: Take an inventory

Nevada City, Calif. December 10, 2018 - This is the first of twenty-five weekly stories to help Nevada County residents prepare for the next...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 3: Roofs, gutters and screens

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 24, 2018 - The majority of Nevada County homes is located in either a High Fire Danger Zone or in...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 13: Neighborhood awareness

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 4, 2019 - Your neighborhood, a familiar landscape you see every day. How well do you know it and what...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 7: Burn piles

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 21, 2019 – Burn piles are a popular and cost-effective way of disposing of brush and tree limbs. Alternatives like...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 2: Emergency notification systems

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 17, 2018 - In case of an emergency, the first step is to be aware of the situation. Nevada County...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 9: Go Bags

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 4, 2019 - Hopefully you'll never have to hear the words "You have to evacuate. Go now." But every year...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 6: Driveways – Access and...

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 14, 2019 - Your driveway will be your departure point in case of an evacuation. Let's make sure you get...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 4: Hazardous waste

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 31, 2018 - "Out with the old - safely" is the theme for this week's readiness story. Who doesn't have...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 5: Brush clearing and disposal

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 7, 2019 - Brush clearing is the gift that keeps on giving, there is always more to cut. Winter is...

Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 12: Vehicle safety

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 25, 2019 - In case of an evacuation, you'll likely drive to an evacuation shelter or your predetermined evacuation location....