When rainfall events are predicted, stay alert, and monitor
information sources. Those living in this area should follow city information
and think about what to do should they be asked to leave their homes.
Based off predicted rainfall amounts and the duration of
time in which it will occur, the National Weather Service (NWS) may issue a
Flash Flood Warning. Flash Flood Warnings will be given via television, radio
and wireless emergency alerts if your device is compatible. In the event a
Flash Flood Warning is issued for the Canyon Fire burn area, evacuation orders
may be given. If you are told to evacuate, please adhere to these orders, as
they are given to ensure your safety.
The City of Corona has a local notification system that will send telephone notifications to resident and business during an emergency. Only landlines are in the system. Register your cell phone number and select if you would like to receive an additional notification by email and/or text. Visit www.CoronaCA.gov/ENS to register!
Remember when rainfall events are predicted regardless how
large or small, stay vigilant as weather can change quickly.
In preparation for upcoming storms, up to ten free
pre-filled sandbags are available for Corona residents at Santana Park. There
are also sandbags at Fire Station #5 at Canyon Crest for residents of the
Canyon Fire burn area.
- Santana Park: 598 Santana Way
- Fire Station #5: 1200 Canyon Crest Drive
It is important to remember areas within and downslope of the Canyon Fire burned areas have an increased risk of erosion, flash flooding and debris flows. Remember when rainfall events are predicted regardless how large or small, stay vigilant as weather can change quickly.
For more information about our services, call CJ Suppression at 888-821-2334 or visit the website at www.cjsuppression.com.
CJ Suppression proudly serves Corona, CA and all surrounding areas.
It seems everywhere we look, there is a wildfire threatening some part of California. Not only is it sweeping through forests and other wildlife, but residential areas are becoming affected, leaving many family’s without shelter due to evacuation. Being prepared for evacuation is not only going to make you feel better but will also help keep your family calm during these stressful times. Here is a checklist of things you should keep in mind during these summer dangers:
Inside the House
- Shut all windows and doors, leaving them unlocked.
- Remove flammable window shades, curtains and close metal shutters.
- Remove lightweight curtains.
- Move flammable furniture to the center of the room, away from windows and doors.
- Shut off gas at the meter; turn off pilot lights.
- Leave your lights on so firefighters can see your house under smoky conditions.
- Shut off the air conditioning.
- Gather up flammable items from the exterior of the house and bring them inside (patio furniture, children’s toys, door mats, trash cans, etc.) or place them in your pool.
- Turn off propane tanks and move BBQ away from structures.
- Connect garden hoses to outside water valves or spigots for use by firefighters. Fill water buckets and place them around the house.
- Leave exterior lights on so your home is visible to firefighters in the smoke or darkness of night.
- Put your emergency supply kit in your vehicle.
- Have a ladder available for firefighters to quickly access your roof.
- Seal attic and ground vents with pre-cut plywood or commercial seals.
- Locate your pets and keep them nearby.
- Prepare farm animals for transport and think about moving them to a safe location early.
For more information about evacuation tips, call CJ Suppression at 888-821-2334 or visit the website at www.cjsuppression.com.
CJ Suppression proudly serves Corona and all surrounding areas.
By Rob McMillan / Friday, March 23, 2018
CORONA, Calif. (KABC) — As the bulk of a rain-heavy storm moved out of the Inland Empire, mandatory evacuation orders in parts of Corona were lifted Thursday.
The evacuation orders were issued Wednesday afternoon for neighborhoods that were affected by the Canyon Fire, which charred about 2,600 acres between Anaheim Hills and Corona.
The brush fire started in September and threatened mostly homes in the Corona area before fire officials finally gained control of it.
Many burn areas across Southern California were under threat of possible mudslides or debris flows and flooding as a strong storm moved into the region. The heaviest rainfall was expected Thursday morning into early afternoon and then it would clear in some areas.
Light and scattered showers were expected throughout the evening and into Friday morning, but a threat of storm damage would no longer be an issue.
For more information about fire safety, call CJ Suppression at 888-821-2334 or visit the website at www.cjsuppression.com.
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