Although it may seem inconceivable given the time of the year, a wide swath of California is dealing with what can be considered drought conditions. A state of emergency was recently declared by the Governor, and a new article relates how persons in the Santa Clarita Valley (and potentially other affected areas) may stay safe and prevent an injury.
Make sure that you’re taking the time to clear out leaves on and around your property, as these can easily be set ablaze if exposed to an ignition source. Don’t lose focus on things like gutters, where various debris could collect. Also have an evacuation plan ready to go if such a thing is called for so that you and your family can get out of there with pets, credit cards, cash, and prescriptions intact.