SAN DIEGO — Throughout California, temperatures are on the rise. This long stretch of dry and hot weather is what Cal Fire says they prepare year-round for.
Cal Fire says that currently all of their front-line pieces of equipment are fully staffed and ready to go if needed. They also added that they prepare year-round for these exact situations.
As these heat waves stretch for longer periods of time, there's more fuel for those fires along the way. Add on the already existing drought conditions and concerns only increase.
Here are some things you can do to prepare for wildfire season in California.
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Prepare to leave and park like a firefighter during a wildfire
Find your escape route during a wildfire
What do planes and helicopters do when fighting wildfires?
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Why do firefighters burn areas ahead of a wildfire?
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