Today two fires grew quickly due to dry vegetation and winds. 🌬.
1st picture: The #HappyFire in Santa Barbara County grew to 60 acres and is currently 50% contained. Firefighters from #CALFIRE, other local fire departments and @santabarbaracountyfirefighters were able to slow the fire using air and ground resources. 🚒.
2nd picture: In Riverside County the #PattersonFire scorched 1,261 acres and required additionally resources. The fire is currently 40% contained. 1 structure was destroyed.
Wildfire risk is increasing each day as weather warms and grass/brush dry out. Make sure you are doing your part to be #Ready with #defensiblespace and #homehardening. Click the link in bio for more.
Per @CalFireRRU: #PattersonFire [update] off Rawson Road and Royal Netherlands Road, south of Winchester (Riverside County) is now 800 acres and 20% contained. Mandatory evacuations in effect: rvcfire.org/_Layouts/Incid…