In a continuing partnership with the Santa Cruz Fire Department, public safety officers from California Fire Prevention provided training in the delivery of CPR, use of an AED, and basic leadership to the city’s Junior Life Guard members. With water safety being such a concern to the city, being able to understand the minute by minute lifesaving techniques that can help keep a person alive pending arrival of advanced life support is essential. CalFire Prevention is thrilled to be engaged in this type of community resilience training.
The San Francisco Chronicle has developed a California fire map that allows people to see in near real-time where wildfires are burning in the state. Of some important interest, past wildfires also show up, so a good understanding of trends and conditions can be realized. Active fires can be selected,