Members of the operations staff of Oak Park Water Service were among the first to respond to the Woolsey fire, and I am so grateful to them.
After the appearance of a smoke plume to the southeast of Oak Park at around 3 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 8, staff went into action.
Per the emergency plan adopted by the board of Triunfo Sanitation District—which owns OPWS—they immediately started filling all five Oak Park potable water reservoirs to the top.
Control settings were changed to direct the booster pump...