Cal Fire Capt. Polar Bear oversaw a fuel reduction project in the Rock Creek subdivision last week, ahead of the 2015 fire season. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Defensible space projects are underway in Del Norte as California faces another high-risk fire season
Monday’s refreshing rain aside, the 2015 fire season is predicted to have the high level of risk on would expect after four years of historic drought in California, and Del Norters are being encouraged to fire up the chainsaw, lube up the loppers and eliminate all the woody fuels needed to make homes as prepared for wildfire.
“The better you take care of your property the more likely it is that you will be able to protect your house,” Cal Fire Capt. Pat Barrington told the Triplicate by phone this week.