Wood going through the chipper. Photo provided by San Benito Fire Safe Council.

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Get prepared for fire season

While sheltering in place, take time to prepare for wildfire season. San Benito Fire Safe Council shares the details on Cal Fire's Ready, Set, Go program.

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San Benito Fire Safe Council Awarded $25,000 Grant

The San Benito Fire Safe Council was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Monterey Bay Air Resources District to chip storm-related debris that would otherwise be burned.

Understory clearing along the sides of San Juan Canyon Road, thanks to a grant from CAL FIRE to the San Benito Fire Safe Council

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Grant keeps firefighters, San Juan Canyon residents safer

The San Benito Fire Safe Council received a $117,000 grant from CalFire in 2015 to reduce fuels in San Juan Canyon and fund understory thinning

Landscape contractors will do the shaded fuel break work.

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Grant will help improve fire safety along San Juan Canyon Road

The San Benito Fire Safe Council received a grant from CalFire for $117,150 for chipping and continuation of a shaded fuel break near San Juan Bautista