Helicopters Help Tame Montebello Brusher

Helicopters Help Tame Montebello Brusher

There are 5 comments on the egpnews.com story from Jul 18, 2013, titled Helicopters Help Tame Montebello Brusher. In it, egpnews.com reports that:

A brush fire broke out Monday (July 8) in Montebello near the Whittier Narrows Dam at 12:37 a.m., said a dispatcher with Verdugo Fire Dispatch.

It soon charred around 7 acres of heavy brush inside the Rio Hondo riverbed, near Lincoln Avenue and San Gabriel Boulevard, a news photographer reported from the scene.

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Alhambra, CA

#1 Jul 18, 2013
Trash Talk

United States

#2 Jul 18, 2013
The Comments are as important as the story.
My question is why the County does not let the foreign invasives, the arundo, castor beans, eucalyptus BURN
Then clear the area or kill off the arundo stumps and let natives flourish???

Some sample BS from the Cook Hill consultants
just a sample- from the comment to the story

"The vegetation in the Whitter Narrows Dam area is predominantly a riparian plant community, which is very high in moisture content "
high moisture content in the winter- Mexican Cane, Bamboo, arundo dries out in the summer and is highly flammable- so are the eucalyptus
" While is is not impossible for these plants to support a wildland fire, if ignited the fire behavior would be very low in heat intensity and would not exhibit extreme fire behavior conditions. Hence, the risk may be real, but the threat is low…"
see the photo in the story
Trash Talk

United States

#3 Jul 18, 2013
after you read the story
and the comment following the story
A must read
well done
Ash Can

Fairfield, CA

#4 Aug 21, 2013
Guess what. No one cares. But I'm certain you're a fine fellow. Idiot.

North Hollywood, CA

#5 Aug 21, 2013
Ash Can wrote:
Guess what. No one cares. But I'm certain you're a fine fellow. Idiot.
Hello "no one."

You're probably too dense to understand the irony.

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