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As parts of the United States are just beginning to thaw, Southern California’s wildfire season has already begun.  A fire started in the Mojave Narrows Regional Park and was fanned by moderate winds.  The fire has been burning towards homes and ranches in the area and prompted the evacuation of homes on Riverside Drive in the unincorporated area of Spring Valley Lake in the Victorville area of San Bernardino County, California.
There have been 3 other fires in California this year alone according to the CAL FIRE website : the Stephens Fire in Siskiyou County where over 200 acres were burnt, the Van Dyke Fire in Mono County and the Round Fire in Inyo and Mono Counties where over 7,000 acres were burned by wildfire.
Make sure that you are prepared by taking steps now referring to our Firewise Teaching Tools available on our website, to make your homes and communities safer in the event of a wildfire.  Use our Firewise Teaching Tools to learn more about wildfire safety and to share your knowledge with others. </p>