Cal Fire was one of the state agencies that spoke at the wildfire town hall meeting on April 4. Photo courtesy of Jim Gillio.

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State, local agencies discuss wildfire preparedness and prevention

Residents attend town hall hosted by San Benito Fire Safe Council.

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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

Hollister firefighters coordinated with First 5 San Benito to deliver message on home safety.

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Firefighters and First 5 San Benito Teach Home Safety

Hollister firefighters team up with First 5 San Benito to deliver safety tips