County attempting to compromise fire safety
Last updated 2/22/2007 at Noon
This is to notify you that the San Diego County Planning Department is now attempting to compromise fire safety throughout San Diego County in order to accommodate developers.
They are officially proposing Shelter-in-Place (i.e., advising people to remain in their houses during a wildland fire) as a new policy guideline for Fire Protection Plans because evacuation is not possible in many proposed new developments. This new guideline is open for public comment until February 26. (Although it was not publicized anywhere, we just recently happened to find out about it.) This polic...