Wildfire Related Videos 

Please find below videos related to wildfire incidents.


Did you know? How big is an acre?

We often talk about acres when we discuss the size of a wildfire, but do you know how big an acre actually is? Tune in to find out!


Did you know? Embers

Ever wondered how embers can impact wildfire activity? Tune in to this episode of Did you know? to find out



Post Wildfire Recovery

The danger isn’t always over after the fire is out. CAL FIRE’s Watershed Emergency Response Team (WERT) partners with the California Geological Survey (CGS) to rapidly evaluate the potential for debris flows and flooding following intense rainfall in an area that experienced a wildfire. These findings help minimize post-fire risk.

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Evacuation Preparedness

Do you know how to prepare for potential wildfire evacuations? Chief Berlant shows what you need to know, when its time to go!

Visit https://www.readyforwildfire.org/ to learn more! 


Did you know? Incident Management Teams

Have you ever heard the term incident management team? Tune in to find out what these teams are responsible for and how they help extinguish major fires. 




Did you know? Bark Beetles

Do you know how bark beetles impact our forests? Watch the video to learn how these insects contribute to the rapid spread of wildfires!


Did you know? Red Flag Warning & Fire Weather Watch

Have you ever wondered what the difference between a red flag warning & whats a fire weather watch? Cheif Berlant breaks down what each represents and how to listen to these reports to stay fire safe. 


Did you know? Air Tanker Retardant

Have you ever wondered about fire retardant is and how it works? Chief Berlant shares in detail everything you need to know about fire retardant. 



Did you know that as part of our wildfire response CAL FIRE has specialized damage inspection crews that go in an check the status of a home. Learn more about our damage inspection crews and exactly what they do during wildfire emergencies. 

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What's in your go bag?

Having a go bag is essential to being evacuation ready. Click here for a printable checklist of what to include in your go bag today!


What is wildfire containment?

What is wildfire containment and how is the percentage of containment calculated? 

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Ready For Wildfire, text message notifications

Have you ever wanted to know the latest on fires in your area but you're not near your computer? Sign up for our web based app to get fire notifications sent directly to your cell phone. to sign up today!

Sign up today at: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/ 

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If you fly, we cant! PSA

Please help our Firefighters on the ground and in the air stay safe while they work to contain the fire!

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Ready, Set, Go

In California, wildfires aren't a question of if, but only a question of when. If you choose to live near a natural area of the state, you are at risk for wildfires and it's your responsibility to prepare yourself, your family, and your home. And that preparation starts with three simple steps: READY, SET, GO!

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Did you know? Fire Name Edition

Ever wondered how CAL FIRE names its fires? Chief Berlant shares in detail what goes into naming fires.  

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The 6 P's for Evacuating

With Wildfire activity surging across the state, what will you take if required to evacuate? Chief Berlant shares the 6 P's you should prioritize when preparing for evacuation. 

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Returning Home After A Wildfire

Returning to your home after Wildfire activity in your neighborhood can sometimes be difficult. Follow these tips when returning home for a safe and easy transition. 

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CAL FIRE Air Attack

Aircraft are an important tools in the battle against wildfire. Watch this video to learn how we use them and why you might not always see them in the air.

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