County Fire Offers Wood Chipping for Mountain Residents

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (SBCoFD), in cooperation with San Bernardino County Public Works, CAL FIRE and Mountain Rim Fire Safe Council, are offering wood chipping throughout the mountain communities prior to the summer and fall, when the threat of wildfire is elevated. In an effort to bolster safety in these areas, these agencies will assist residents in maintaining wildfire safety in their communities.

Residents may drop their tree limbs off at the following locations and times.Lytle Creek | 5/16/20 | 9am-3pm
Fire Station 20
497 Lytle Creek Rd., Lytle Creek, CA 92358

Crestline | 5/17/20 | 9am-3pm
North parking lot at Lake Gregory
Lake Dr.//Lake Gregory Dr.

Twin Peaks | 5/23/20 | 9am-3pm
Fire Station 26
737 Grandview Rd., Twin Peaks, CA 92391

Lake Arrowhead | 5/24/20 | 9am-3pm
Fire Station 91
301 CA-173, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

Angelus Oaks | 5/25/20
Curbside Pickup

Green Valley Lake | 5/30/20 | 9am-3pm
Fire Station 95
33596 Green Valley Lake Rd.
Green Valley Lake, CA 92341

Fawnskin | 5/31/20 | 9am-3pm
Fire Station 96
39188 Rim of the World Dr., Fawnskin, CA 92333

Forest Falls | 6/1/20 – 6/5/20
Curbside Pickup

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents are asked to remain in their vehicles. Crews will unload materials from the resident’s vehicle. In the event that a resident must exit their vehicle, they will be required to wear a face covering for the protection of other residents and crews.

Wood chips are available free of charge for resident’s flower beds, front yards and backyards at Fire Station 20 in Lytle Creek. Residents may take what they need. In addition, residents may pick up wood chips at any of the wood chipping locations only on the dates and times listed above.

SBCoFD encourages residents to get prepared for wildfire weather. For safety tips, including creating your Ready! Set! Go! Personal Wildfire Action Plan, visit https://www.sbcfire.org/Programs/ReadySetGoFire.aspx.

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