ALERTS EXTENDED ... Heat Advisory now in effect until 8PM Tuesday for portions of Monterey/San Benito Counties. ... Beach Hazards now in effect into Wednesday evening. Updated forecast/alerts: www.kion546.com/weather/forecast Details tonight on KION at 5PM - Chief Meteorologist Dann Cianca KION ... See MoreSee Less
May 19th (this Saturday) is THE LAST DAY of the Aromas Chipper Program. Crews have chipped a HUGE pile making room for you to bring down more trimmings.
Please remember: -No lumber, sawn wood or yard waste. -NO POISON OAK. -Nothing greater than 4” diameter. -NO METAL, barbed wire, metal fencing etc. -No loose material such as leaves, grass, sod or firewood chunks.
All of these present safety hazards to our firefighters and cannot be accepted.
Please get your trimmings in this week. We will NOT be accepting trimmings after the 19th.
While you’re here take as much of the wood chips home with you. They’re FREE! They’re a great way to conserve water and to protect and beautify your ornamental shrubbery. ... See MoreSee Less
More info on how you should prep for Wildfire from our cooperators in fire protection, CAL FIRE.Fire can spread around your property in the blink of an eye. Allowing for extra vertical spacing between shrubs and trees will slow the spread of fire and create a stronger defensible space around your home. An easy formula to follow is 3x Height of Shrub = Minimum Vertical Clearance. #WilfireAwarenessWeek Learn more at: www.readyforwildfire.org/Defensible-Space/... See MoreSee Less
CAL FIRE Aromas Station has had the engine staffed year-round with firefighters ready to fight wildfires. Many more stations in the San Benito-Monterey Unit and areas surrounding the Aromas Tri-County Fire District have opened and firefighters are prepped and ready to fight Wildfire.
CAL FIRE This week is #WildfireAwarenessWeek2018 and firefighters across the state are preparing. We are doing our part, are you? Fire defense is self defense! Get ready – We are. Visit ReadyForWildfire.org to get more information on how to protect your family, your home and yourself. ... See MoreSee Less