With High Brush Fire Season Here, Firefighters Urge Caution in Brush Removal Efforts
High brush fire season has arrived.
Thousands of Central and South Coast residents have done brush clearance to decrease brush fire danger on their property, but some are still scrambling to complete the work.
Even with the deadline to complete the work passed, firefighters are urging people to plan work carefully to avoid accidentally starting a blaze in the process.
KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with a Santa Barbara homeowner who lost her house to the destructive 2009 Jesusita brush fire, which destroyed 80 houses after being accidentally triggered by a brush clearing operation.