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Cascade Shores Now Officially Fire Wise

It’s been a long process, but the Nevada County community of Cascade Shores is now a certified FireWise community. The nationwide program from the National Fire Protection Association recognizes efforts by communities to reduce vulnerability of homes and landscape to wildfire. Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director Joanne Drummond says there are several steps a community has to go through to get their certification…

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The Community Education Day was held in April. Drummond says besides being able to enjoy some peace of mind that a community is prepared in case of a wildfire, there are other benefits…

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Drummond says there are now 13 FireWise communities in Nevada County, with eight more on the waiting list.

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