Read more about CSTI Celebrates 50 Years of Training California’s Emergency Responders

  The California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) originated in 1971 when then California Governor Ronald Reagan and U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese authorized the creation of an institute to train military and police organizations in techniques to quell...
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Read more about Defensible Space: Improve Your Home’s Chance of Surviving a Wildfire

Keep your property lean and green to help protect your family and home. Defensible space, coupled with home hardening, is essential to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. Defensible space is the buffer you create between a building on your property and...
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Read more about Cal OES Kicked Off Its 5-Year Update Of The State Hazard Mitigation Plan

The goal of a safe and resilient California through hazard mitigation depends on the planning and actions of state partners across the state. California has initiated a five-year update of the State Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP), which consists of the state’s...
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Read more about Caldor Fire Smoke Outlook for September 2, 2021

Fire 210,259 acres, 25% contained. Yesterday, the SW winds continued to push the active fire edge to the east. Today the fire will get a break from high winds, but the hot and dry air mass above will remain through the weekend. Around noon the nighttime inversion will...
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