Friday, June 15, 2007

Cal Fire Lookout Opens

FASCV members have been closely involved with a recently opened Cal Fire lookout. Officials predict a busy fire season for the Bay Area. With the recent high temperatures, we're facing increased fire danger in the Bay Area. There are worries this summer could be a bad fire season. So, California fire officials have re-opened a fire lookout near Mount Hamilton that has been closed for 17 years.

FASCV member Mike Chappell has sent this link from Their news crew was on scene to cover the opening. Be sure to watch the video which is included on the same page with the news story. It includes shots of Cal Fire personnel and volunteers -- like Mike Chappell, maybe.