A group of aware volunteer-citizens who serve on the Alpine Fire Safe Council has sent newsletters with tips for living with wildfires, free programs for dumping green waste so people can create defensible space, low-cost reflective address sign information, and various educational projects, including a poster contest at Diamond Valley School.
Working with our Eastern Alpine Volunteer Fire Department, the group has had an impact on our community. Many homes are models for defensible space.
Many more homes are not fire safe.
As we make a list of spring maintenance and yard-work jobs, we must all consider that we live …