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City of Ojai Reminds Residents of the Ojai Valley to Be Prepared For Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters

With the recent earthquakes in Ventura County, the City of Ojai would like to take this opportunity to remind residents to be prepared for all hazards, emergencies and disasters. There are simple steps residents of the Ojai Valley can begin taking now to be better prepared for a disaster.

The City of Ojai, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, and the Ventura County Fire Protection District have extensive plans in place for a disaster: an Emergency Operations Center,

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Ventura County has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to alert residents about emergencies and other important community news. The emergency notification system enables officials to provide essential information quickly when there is a threat to the health or safety of residents. To sign up please visit http://www.readyventuracounty.org/vc-alert

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El Condado de Ventura ha implementado un sistema de notificación de emergencias usando la tecnología más avanzada para enviar alertas de emergencia a los residentes cuando existe una amenaza para su salud y seguridad.

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Maria Fire is forming South of Santa Paula North of Somis

At 6:14 PM Thursday, Ventura County Fire Department responded to a confirmed brush fire on South Mtn between Santa Paula & Somis. Precautionary evacuation near Balcom Cyn & 12th street. Firefighters are working to keep the fire within the following box: S of 126 fwy N of LA Ave E of Vineyard W of Balcom County Fire Department is on scene of a fast moving brush fire on South Mountain north of Somis.  The brush fire is approximately 8300 acres with 0% containment.

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Parts of Ventura County may experience poor air quality resulting from the wildfire burning in the county (English Y Español)

Parts of Ventura County may experience poor air quality resulting from the wildfire burning in the county.

Air quality may vary due to shifting winds. Children, the elderly, those who work outdoors and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, COPD, emphysema and heart disease are at the most risk. To decrease your exposure to wildfire smoke and to limit harmful effects from smoke, limit your time outside and stay indoors as much as possible until air quality improves.

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City of Ojai Reminds Residents of the Ojai Valley to Be Prepared for Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters

With the recent fires in Southern California, the City of Ojai would like to take this opportunity to remind residents to be prepared for all hazards, emergencies and disasters. There are simple steps residents of the Ojai Valley can begin taking now to be better prepared for a disaster.

The City of Ojai, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ventura County Fire Protection District have extensive plans in place for a disaster: an Emergency Operations Center,

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