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Man Struck By Lightning, Brush Fires Reported On Catalina Island

AVALON (CBSLA.com) —  A mid-day thunderstorm touched off at least two brush fires, and a man was struck by lightning Sunday on Catalina Island.

The National Weather Service reported a thunderstorm was located between the Palos Verdes Peninsula and Catalina just before 1 p.m. 209 more words

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Tips To Prevent Brush Fires

So we’ve talked a few times about forest fires and how to protect your property from them, but let’s be honest: as residents of Western Washington the idea of a forest fire is pretty remote from our minds, right? 412 more words

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Is Your Pet Ready for the Unexpected? June is National Pet Preparedness Month

Summer in Saint Louis can be a time of extremes; severe storms, dangerous heat, flash flooding, and brush fires. In the wake of recent events like tornadoes and brush fires, the question must be asked: “Are you prepared to take care of yourself and your family, including your pets, when disaster strikes?” This is the question National Pet Preparedness Month is designed to bring to the forefront and help us to plan for the four-legged loved ones in our lives. 319 more words