Letters: Wildfire risk | Compromise on gas | Hollywood’s role | Christians for Trump?

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor.

Home safety first step
in wildfire risk reduction

It is gratifying to see front-page treatment given to the important topic of home hardening in “New ways to protect homes from wildfires,” (Page A1, June 17). Too much emphasis has been put on extensive fuel reduction to reduce wildfire risk.

Fuel reduction may have its place when conducted close to communities and to safeguard evacuation routes. Still, no amount of fuel reduction will prevent wind-driven fires that result from the heat and drought we are experiencing due to climate change. No amount of fuel reduction will

→ Continue reading at Mercury News

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Opinion: Closing digital divide would help end telehealth disparity

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic drove a rapid widescale shift to telehealth services, widening existing disparities for underserved communities. According to the New...

93 years after being taken, Southern California Bruce’s Beach land could be back with family by end of July

Two parcels of oceanfront property in Manhattan Beach could be back in the hands of its patrimonial heirs by the end of next month...

Amazing home in Alameda Landing

This three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom property means each bedroom has a bathroom, plus there are two loft areas.This three-level home features hardwood flooring, 9-foot ceilings in...