Preparing for California’s Volatile Fire Season

Fire officials in Southern California have warned that this could be the most volatile fire season in over a century.

Projected weather conditions include a mix of Santa Ana winds and scant rainfall, which officials are equating to roughly 2,600 fires across 51,000 acres.

Michael Huff, Dudek’s fire protection planning manager, recommends performing fuel modification maintenance to prepare for the fire season. “Fuel maintenance should focus on dead and dying plants, highly flammable species, thick vegetation, and ‘ladder’ fuels that reach tree canopies,” said Huff.

To read more about the upcoming fire season and what to expect, check out the article below: