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Hill special District elections: Idyllwild and Pine Cove water settled, Idyllwild Fire and Fern Valley water open

One special district — Idyllwild Fire Protection District — is guaranteed an election on August 27. Fern Valley Water District may need one, but the residents in the other two Hill water districts — Idyllwild and Pine Cove — will not need to cast a vote to fill the expiring seats. Only IFPD Commission President […]

Smoke from east Hemet fire wafts through Idyllwild (updated)

Update, Sunday June 10: The Creek Fire is now controlled. The area burned was limited to 76 acres. The Creek Fire, which started in east Hemet, near Indian Creek Road, burned about 76 acres Friday evening and night. The Fire is about 50 percent contained. No structures are threatened. Riverside County Fire Department estimates full […]

Officials prepare for fire season 2012

Officials prepare for fire season 2012

Federal officials held a special conference Thursday to announce their preparation for fire season …

Lawler Fire result of previous pile burn

The Jan. 8, 2012, Lawler Fire was caused by an ember that remained within a pile of burned slash that had been ignited several weeks before, according to CAL FIRE investigators. In a press release on March 30, CAL FIRE identified the pile burns, which had been conducted in the area on Dec. 19, 2011. […]

Forest Service air fleet aging

Forest Service air fleet aging

In its air tanker modernization strategy plan submitted to Congress in February, the Forest Service reported that it expects 10 of its 11 air tankers to be retired by 2021 …

IFPD agenda for Tuesday, March 13

The agenda for Tuesday’s Idyllwild Frie Protection District Commission meeting was received this morning. Several difficult and community wide issues on agenda. Idyllwild Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting with Closed Session AGENDA March 13, 2012 Meeting to be held at the Idyllwild Fire Protection District conference/training room 54160 Maranatha Drive, Idyllwild, […]

Agenda for IFPD Jan 24 meeting

The Idyllwild Fire Commission will hold its second January meeting, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Fire Station. Items are the agenda are the following: New Business • Purchase of sample policies from CSDA/Commissioner Buchanan – discussion/approval of purchase of various policies provided by CSDA • Audits approval/ Commissioner Buchanan – discussion/approval of three […]

Former Crest Forest Fire Protection District Fire Chief Michael Sherman

Mike Sherman, new interim chief of Idyllwild Fire

Last night, Jan. 10, retired Crest Forest Fire Chief Mike Sherman agreed to become the interim Fire Chief for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. He agreed to contract terms during the regular January commission meeting and the signed the contract after the meeting.

IFPD commission special meeting 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District has just scheduleded a special meeting for Wednesday evening, Jan. 4. The will address the issue of an interim Fire Chief in the wake of former Chief Norm Walker’s departure. Special Meeting with Closed Session AGENDA 6 p.m., Wed, January 4 2012 Meeting to be held at the Idyllwild Fire […]

Walker resigned

Walker resigned

Idyllwild Fire Chief Norm Walker has officially resigned effective Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. “He is voluntarily resigning as of 12-31-2011,” wrote Jeannine Charles-Stigall, president of the Idyllwild Fire Protection District.

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