Wednesday, April 20, 2011

New L.A. County (CA) Fire Chief Wants Better Wildfire Protection

Los Angeles County's new fire chief wants to better protect the communications towers and historic observatory on Mount Wilson against wildfires.

The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday that Fire Chief Daryl Osby wants to expand the brush clearance zone around Mount Wilson to 100 feet, or perhaps 300 feet in some areas.

Mount Wilson was seriously threatened by a major 2009 wildfire. Read more HERE.

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