Fallbrook Fire Safe Council honored with award
Last updated 10/27/2006 at Noon
Dorothy Roth’s hands tremble as she relates the horror of that day in 2002 when the Gavilan Fire consumed her home, her grove, her cats, dog — and almost her life. It’s the fury of that loss that drives Roth, who inarguably is the force who pushed the Fallbrook Fire Safe Council into being, and on September 30 stepped forward to honors as the council, with its ten members, was named a co-winner of the “Outstanding Fire Safe Council of the Year.” One-third of the 55 fire safe councils countywide were nominated by their fire department agencies for the honors.
Roth’s eyes flash a...