For those living in the region, it sounds pretty simple. “Post Your Address in 4 inch numerals or larger.” Looking for a quick project that could make all the difference during an emergency? By simply making the numbers of your address more visible from the street, you can ensure emergency personnel will be able to find your home when it... Read More
As the snow continues to melt with the warming weekend temperatures, remember that mountain rivers and streams are cold and can be very swift! People in or near area lakes, rivers, and streams should remain cautious to the dangers of cold springtime waters. #CAwx #ColdWaterSafety Credit Helpful news from the National Weather Service at Hanford. @NWSHanford... Read More
In 2017, more than 1.1 million firefighters fought some of the most destructive fires in American history. Less than 10% of firefighters are women. But what these women lack in numbers, they make up for in guts and inspiration, paving the way for the next generation of women firefighters.  A great example of this heroism is Lacey England. Lacey England... Read More
The National Park Service recommends that you check conditions before going uphill. The information provided here is from the NPS with the links posted below. Road Information Call for 24-hour recorded road information: 1-559-565-3341, then press 1, then 1 again. They also recommends that you check your antifreeze, battery, and wipers, and carry clothing layers and a flashlight. Emergency Car... Read More
Please do your part to protect bears and yourself during your visit to the Sequoias and Kings Canyon. The National Park Service provides this helpful information: Bear habitat means food storage is required! Bears can grab unattended food or easily break into cars that have food in them. They become bold and sometimes aggressive in attempts to get more. Too... Read More
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The Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks are a beautiful and restful retreat from the busy world of the hustle and bustle of the valley and city life. What also comes with the break from city life is reliable phone service and the ability to contact emergency services while visiting remote locations. I looked at a couple different options for... Read More
The guardian of our forest has been a part of the American scene for so many years, it is hard for most of us to remember when Smokey Bear first appeared. Dressed in a ranger’s hat, belted blue jeans and carrying a shovel, he has been the recognized wildfire prevention symbol since 1944. Today, Smokey Bear is a highly recognized... Read More

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