REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors is continuing its fight against the annual fire prevention fee billed to property owners in areas where the state is financially responsible for wildfire suppression.
REGION — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) is maintaining a greater number of on duty firefighters statewide, including in San Diego County, to handle the unusually high fire danger accompanying the state’s drought conditions this winter.
ESCONDIDO — The cause of a small brush fire that charred 10 acres in the State Responsibility Area of Lake Hodges on July 25 has been ruled undetermined by Cal Fire investigators, said Capt. Kendal Bortisser of Cal Fire.
ESCONDIDO — The cause of a fire that charred approximately 10 acres east of the boat dock at Lake Hodges is still unknown.
RANCHO SANTA FE — The collection of fire prevention fees for rural areas of California, including Rancho Santa Fe, has been postponed this year due to thousands of complaints challenging its billing and legality.