With dry conditions and below-average rainfall over the last few years, wildfire season is now a year-round phenomenon in Ventura County and throughout California. Ventura County’s vast open space areas are abundant with fuels that allow wildfires to spread easily, creating hazards where the hills interface with neighborhoods and homes. Here’s how you can be prepared.
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Disaster recovery efforts begin almost as soon as the disaster.
During the Thomas and Hill/Woolsey Fires, recovery efforts were already underway within hours. Swift and well-planned damage assessment efforts ensured public assistance was available for local recovery efforts. Ventura County is committed to supporting city and unincorporated areas in the recovery process. Please visit Ventura County Recovers for information on recovery efforts and assistance available for fires impacting Ventura County residents.
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