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- May 20, 2016: Around noon, a small fire in shed at a local winery was put out quickly by local firefighters.
- May 16, 2016: For the first time this season, our local fire danger level has moved up to Moderate.
- Apr 30, 2016: Last day of backyard burn season in Santa Cruz County. Per this document, all open burns in Santa Cruz County now require a permit from Cal Fire in addition to whatever is needed from the MBAQMD.
- Mar 17, 2016: A fire destroyed a home in the area of Twin Lanes Road. Santa Cruz Sentinel article.
- Mar 13, 2016: LPVFR volunteer Kirstin Snook died in a car accident today. Her energy and enthusiasm will be sorely missed.