Columnist – Fire Inspector

Wildfire Season is Here!

Wildfire Season is Here!

Community Wildfire Preparation is Everyone’s Responsibility By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain, Aptos-La Selva Fire District Welcome to spring 2019! For many, winter couldn’t have gone away sooner. We had a fairly productive rainy season with plentiful snow falling in the Sierra. The late rains we’ve had this spring, coupled with some stretches of nice weather […]

Fall Back!

Fall Back!

It’s Time to Check Our Smoke Alarms By Captain Ryan Peters, Aptos-La Selva Fire District Fall is here! It’s officially the time of year where our fire crews at the Aptos-La Selva Fire District begin to shift gears from summer mode into winter mode. While the California fire season usually extends well into fall, we […]

Building Partnerships to Reduce Risk

Building Partnerships to Reduce Risk

By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain Aptos-La Selva Fire District Today’s Fire Service has begun to take a much more proactive approach in addressing elements within our community that pose risk to life safety. After the 2016 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, in which 36 people died, many Fire Service providers around the country began to […]