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Wildfire prevention education funding announced for Cranston fire residents

 

Last updated 12/27/2018 at 7:32pm



The office of Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, announced a $200,000 grant Thursday, Dec. 20, to fund wildfire prevention and fire safety education in communities throughout the San Jacinto Mountains, where the Cranston fire ravaged more than 13,000 acres this summer.

The funding, announced by Ruiz's office and the volunteer-helmed nonprofit Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council, will support programs for educating residents of Idyllwild and the surrounding communities on fire safety, as well as conducting removal of dead trees, brush, overgrowth and hazardous fuels from private properties. T...



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