California Fire Watch Facts
- December 17, 2016
- Posted by: Moise Louissaint
- Category: Misc. Security
Unfortunately, anyone who lives in the state of California understands the very serious nature of flash fires, wild fires and forest fires. Bakersfield and Fresno are two areas that have been affected by the threat of fire year after year after year. The air gets so dry certain times of the year all over California, then all it takes is a spark and BOOM, you have a raging, dangerous fire that can destroy vast areas, paralyze entire cities like Bakersfield and Fresno, and drive tens of thousands of people from their homes.
The danger of wildfires in California and in Bakersfield and Fresno are all too real. The devastation and damage year in and out in the state of California due to wildfires is staggering. Here are a few eye-opening statistics in regards to wildfires that have occurred in the state of California since only January of LAST YEAR, January 2015:
- There have been nearly 10000 wildfires since January 1, 2015 in the state of California
- Over 450,000 acres have been burned in that time frame
- These statistics brought the 5 year average in California to over 4500 wildfires per year with over 160,000 acres destroyed each year.
There is no clearer evidence or illustration of the severity of the wildfire problem in the state of California than these sobering statistics. Anyone who owns property, lives in, or owns or manages a business in the Bakersfield or Fresno areas needs to prepare for the reality that wildfires can occur at any time. Wildfires will destroy homes, farms, livestock, parks, business, nature, human lives and anything else that gets into their paths. Wildfires are indiscriminate; they’ll destroy anything and everything.
Don’t let the threat of fire destroy your property or threaten you or those that you love. The best way to fight fires and the tragic damage that they cause are to prevent fires or to catch them and extinguish them before they get out of hand. Fire security can protect property and life from fire damage 24 hours a day, around the clock.
In Bakersfield and Fresno, or anywhere in California for that matter, Fast Guard Service is standing by and ready with the best security guards fire watch that can be found in the industry. Fast Guard Service California is staffed by skilled, dependable, experienced fire security guards that will protect you, your loved ones and your property so that fire is one less thing you have to worry about.