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Cal Fire Ramps Up Staffing After Red Flag Warnings Issued

 
Cal Fire Ramps Up Staffing After Red Flag Warnings Issued
Posted Wednesday, October 2nd 2013 @ 5pm  by KFBK - Joe Orlando

Cal Fire is ramping up staffing after Red Flag Warnings were issued throughout the

Cal Fires Daniel Berlant says October is a very challenging month for firefighters.

"Conditions are still ripe for wildfires, and over the next couple days we're gonna see gusty winds and low humidity, and that in itself is going to be elevating our fire danger very significantly," Berlant said.

Berlant says the National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches from Modoc county to San Diego. He says Cal Fire has placed additional firefighters on duty to staff extra equipment in the areas under watch.

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