Abraham Roman will assume the position of deputy chief of operations at the San Rafael Fire Department on June 27.
Fire season is underway: Here’s what’s new in Berkeley this year
“We know we have big challenges ahead,” Berkeley Fire Chief Abe Roman said recently. “We all have to adapt to this new normal.”
Berkeley’s tree removal aims to ‘set an example’ for wildfire management
The city has cut down nearly 300 trees, mostly eucalyptus and Monterey pine, since 2019 and is now ramping up defensible space inspections of private property in high-fire areas.
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The big picture: Wildfire danger, risk and history in Berkeley
How dangerous are wildfires? What’s the history of wildfires? What activities are dangerous during fire season? What apps can help?
Berkeley firefighters get $12.7M to tackle growing wildfire threat
Measure FF funds will allow the fire department to prepare for wildfires, and hire and train more staff.