Fire is always a risk to those living in California. It is part of the natural rhythm of things. Californians are familiar with the devastation caused by fire and the consequences brought upon the burned area for many years there after. MyMotherLode.com was the source for local information during the 2013 Rim Fire and the 2015 Butte Fire and the 2017 Mariposa Detwiler Fire. As our growing foothill population seeks to put us closer to nature, we all need to be aware of how to live safely in our community and minimize the risk of fire.
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To Report a Fire, call 911 Personnel can then determine quickly what department needs to be notified and help dispatch aid to the location of the fire in a quick and efficient manner.
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myMotherLode Fire Directory
Communities in the Mother Lode are especially vulnerable to wildfire. This is as much a part of living in the foothills as blue skies and beautiful scenery and it’s important to be prepared. The links below will give you some tools and practical information about reducing the risk of wildfire for your home and family. By respecting the defensible space rules, planning evacuation routines in advance and becoming a little more “fire savvy”, you can do a lot to protect your property and loved ones from wildfire.