Brackett Airport has served as a staging area for helicopters fighting the Morris Dam Fire, which started August 25, and the Station Fire, which broke out the next day.
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As the devastating fires of the past two weeks die down, many local residents are still feeling the health effects of being exposed to smoke and soot. But just what are the short and long-term health affects of the SoCal fire season?
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made it clear in a news broadcast Sunday that we can no longer plan on fire season in the fall. In reality, we now have a year-round fire season.
Karen Tapia-Andersen, a Los Angeles Times photographer and University of La Verne alumna, spoke to an estimated 40 students and faculty in the Arts and Communications Building on Nov. 30.
Imagine seeing your neighborhood on fire. You are asked to evacuate your house because it is in the direct path of destruction.
Receiving fearful phone calls from a younger sister trapped on a San Diego college campus, a brother risking his life to fight the uncontrollable fires. Finding out a volunteer evacuation has been assigned for her own neighborhood – all while she was over an hour away from her closest family members.
As strong winds blow the smoke from the raging wildfires across Southern California, no area in the Southland is free of the potential health hazards associated with breathing such heavy smoke and and ash.