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  • Thomas Fire neat rundown

    From today...posted to a FB group I'm on. to Montecito Community Thomas Fire Network2 hrs12/17 @ 4PM Update Notes. - Chief Jeff Cal Fire - 269K acres. No

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  • Thomas fire could become largest on record in California

    Thomas fire could become largest on record in California By Brittny Mejia December 16, 2017, 4:10 p.m. Ever since the Thomas fire erupted Dec. 4, it has

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  • Emergency Manager’s Weekly Report 12-15-17

    Good Evening Everyone, This week’s edition is now available at: https://sites.google.com/site/emergencymanagersweeklyreport/ The weekly edition will resume

    steveorange2003 1 day ago
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California is THE State of Disaster.




Few if any other places on Earth combine such a dynamic brew of hazardous factors ranging from geology to climate to vegetation to population density to human lifestyle choices.
All of these factors add up to a perpetual cycle of disaster of all sorts.





Our purpose is for notification and discussion of disasters in California that occurred in the past, are occurring in the present, and will occur in the future.
The types of disasters we cover run the gamut from natural to man-made to environmental to other significant events such as civil unrest.





We take a multi-disciplinary and multi-faceted approach to this and wish to be a nexus between different sorts of online groups representing different areas of interest or expertise who might not otherwise interact with each other.
For that reason we encourage cross-promotion of groups here provided they serve the purpose of this group.





We accomplish our group purpose through play-by-play accounts of incidents as they unfold or discussions of historical or ongoing disasters or future disaster hazards or posting of articles about such matters.





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For chit-chat, off-topic discussions or extended topical discussions we ask that you join our discussion group for which there is a link at the bottom of this page.










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"Central Theatre, on Market at 8th Street, in flames" from the SF public library historical photos collection.






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  • May 16, 2007
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