US Congressman Huffman visits Briceland to discuss Community Wildfire Defense

California’s 2nd district representative Jared Huffman paid a visit to the Briceland station this afternoon to meet members of the department and discuss various fire related topics. Briceland VFD recently secured a $205,000 federal grant to address overgrown and hazardous conditions along the China Creek and Blue Slide Road system, just one of three major infusions of federal money addressing the risks of wildfire in southern Humboldt. The other two projects are for Shelter Cove VFD to reduce fuels in their district, and the Mattole Restoration Council for treating vegetation between Salmon Creek and the Kings Range Conservation Area. Read more of the details here with KymKemp or the Eureka Times-Standard

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