Cal Fire promotes Wildfire Preparedness Week
Last updated 5/5/2022 at 3:04pm
SACRAMENTO – California's Wildfire Preparedness Week is May 1 – 7, and Cal Fire and its partner agencies are spending the week raising awareness on what individuals and communities can do to help protect themselves against the threat of wildfires.
Being proactive and prepared for wildfire is crucial for all Californians in making its communities more resilient to the impacts of wildfire. Almost half of the state's largest and most damaging wildfires occurred in 2020 and 2021, and more than 6.8 million acres burned during this time.
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