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Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

Newsletters - The SCFSC Fireplug

SCFSC Newsletter Revived – Now an article-by-article blog

The SCFSC Newsletter, The Fireplug, is spouting again after a two-year draught. It's now an article-by-article blog on this page rather than PDFs like the older newsletters below.

Comments are enabled on the articles now – just click on the comments link under each article. These comments are moderated to prevent spam so comments won't appear until they are reviewed.

More articles will be here soon. We hope this new format will make it easier to keep The Fireplug running and encourage more articles. If you have an idea for an article, just send us the idea or a draft. We'd like to have more articles written by our newsletter readers.

And don't hesitate to enter comments on the articles.

Questions or suggestions? Use the comments on this article or send us an e-mail.

March 2013

  • The FireSafe Council Recognizes Outstanding Service 
    Staff, Directors and Volunteers receive awards for their dedication
  • The FireSafe Council Welcomes John Justice 
    Chief Justice joins the board representing Santa Clara County Fire Department
  • Chipping Application Now Online
  • 2013 Lexington Hills Chipping Schedule
  • Tour the County with SCFSC
  • Recent Supporters
  • SCFSC Photos

January 2013

  • Celebrating Success in 2012 
    It was a great year for the FireSafe Council!
  • Dirk Mattern Retires from County Fire and SCFSC 
    Thank you to our friend and dedicated leader
  • The FireSafe Council does Christmas in the Park
  • Smokey Goes Hollywood
  • Wildfire Education for Kids
  • Recent Supporters
  • Event Photos

July 2012

  • South County FSC Defensible Space Chipping Success
    Wildfire Protection and Prevention in Paradise
  • Welcome, Carla Ruig
    New South County Area Manager
  • Loma Prieta Volunteer Fire and Rescue BBQ
    A mountain community tradition
  • Remembering the 1985 Lexington Hills Fire
    Thank you to the brave firefighters who risked their lives to save others
  • Upcoming Events
  • Recent Supporters
  • Event Photos

May 2012

  • Wildfire Protection for residents of Santa Clara County 
    The FireSafe Council receives federal grants for 2012 prevention and education programs 
  • Welcome Bob Livengood 
    The FireSafe Council’s new Executive Director
  • Get ready for Wildfire Awareness Week
    May 6th - 12th, 2012: Ready, Set, Go!
  • Upcoming Events
  • Recent Supporters
  • Event Photos

October 2011

  • Wildfire Protection for All Residents of Morgan Hill
    Defensible Space clearing for the Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center
  • FireSafe Director Spotlight: Getting to Know the Team
    Chris Hughes, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Welcome June Salsbury
    Santa Cruz Mountains resident and SCFSC Lexington Hills Area Manager
  • Welcome Brian Turner
    Volunteer Firefighter joins us as a SCFSC Project Coordinator
  • Recent SCFSC Supporters
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