News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 20, 2023

Are You Wildfire Ready?

OCFA Presentation

Videos from the recent Fire Safety & Preparedness community meeting held at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center are now posted on the City's YouTube channel. Hear safety strategies from the experts on the front lines in preparation for fire season.

Fire Season is a year-round reality in Rancho Santa Margarita. We greatly appreciate our public safety partners, the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD), for joining us and presenting at an informative and educational community meeting to help the community prepare by understanding the basics of wildfires, evacuation methods and tools, and seasonal assessments. If you were unable to join us or would like to review the content, please visit the City’s YouTube Channel to view the following presentations:

  • City Council Welcome - Mayor Pro Tempore Carol Gamble, OCFA Board Member
  • “Ready, Set, Go” and Home Hardening - Division Chief Cheyne Maule, OCFA
  • OCFA Seasonal Assessment and 2023 Fire Season Prediction - Fire Chief Jeff Shelton, OCFA
  • Evacuation Information and Resources - Captain Mihaela Kennedy, Chief of RSM Police Services, OCSD

We encourage you to review these detailed videos and learn more about how to best protect yourself, your loved ones, and our community!

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