Advisory: Red Flag Fire Weather Warning in Effect until 11:00 AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag Warning for thunderstorms which is in effect from 9:00 PM this evening to 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday. The fire weather watch is no longer in effect. Affected area: Fire weather zone 217 southern Sacramento valley in Yolo-Sacramento, including the city of Folsom. Timing: This afternoon […]

Advisory: Red Flag Fire Weather Warning in Effect until 8:00 PM Thursday

The Sacramento Office of the National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag” Fire Weather Warning for Sacramento County, including Folsom, until 8:00 PM on Thursday due to wind and low humidity. Northwest winds 10 to 20 M.P.H and relative humidity as low as 8% are forecasted for the region starting today. These conditions can […]

Folsom fire officials urge residents to prepare for early wildfire season

Every year across California catastrophic wildfires create havoc on privately owned homes and properties. Those that survive almost always do so because their owners had prepared for the eventuality of fire which is an inescapable force of nature in fire-prone wildland areas like ours. With fire season fast approaching here in Folsom fire officials would […]

Red Flag Fire Weather Warning in effect from 10 AM Friday to 7 PM Saturday in Folsom

The Sacramento Office of the National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag” Fire Weather Warning for Sacramento County, including Folsom, from 10 AM Friday to 7 PM Saturday. Temperatures near 100 degrees, low humidity and Northwest winds from 10-20 MPH, with gusts to 30 MPH are forecasted for the area. Winds are expected to […]

Fire Officials Urge Caution When Doing Property Maintenance Activities That Could Spark Wildfires

Fire officials urge residents and property owners alike to be cautious when using mechanical equipment such as weed eaters, lawn mowers, welding tools and chain saws within vacant lots, greenbelts and other areas that are located within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) in Folsom. These actions are recommended due to the low rainfall amounts in […]