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Fire Chief's Report – drought makes for hazardous fire conditions


Last updated 2/25/2018 at 11:52pm

FALLBROOK – In his monthly message, North County Fire Protection District Chief Stephen Abbott is warning the community that February through April shows a large fire potential.

“The persistent drought conditions are going to maintain hazardous fire conditions and above normal large fire potential throughout our late winter-early spring months throughout Southern California,” said Abbott.

According to Abbott and as noted by Predictive Services, offshore wind events are expected to continue to occur in a slightly above normal rate of two to three per month.

“This winter has seen s...

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