Heads up, it’s fire season again

RED FLAG WARNING—Anthony Williams, assistant fire chief at the Los Angeles County Fire Department, describes the many assets—men, women and equipment—that are ready to swing into action in case a wildfire should strike locally. Fire season officially starts Oct. 1, although this year is far from the norm. JOHN LOESING/Acorn Newspapers

An extended drought coupled with this summer’s record hot temperatures have raised concerns about a potentially dangerous fall fire season. The year has already...

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