At __:__ AM/PM, the Ventura County Fire Department received a report of a brush in the area of _____________. The fire is currently estimated to be ___ acres in size and has ____% containment.
Excessive Heat Event
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued an excessive heat warning from June 15th at 10:00 AM through 9:00 PM June 16th, and an excessive heat watch from June 16th at 9:00 PM to June 18th at 9:00 PM. Temperatures in the valleys and inland mountain areas are expected to exceed the 100 degree mark for a prolonged period of time, with relatively poor overnight recovery.
The high temperatures may create a dangerous situation in which heat‐related illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids. Stay in air‐conditioned rooms. Stay out of the sun and check on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Signs and Symptoms of Heatstroke
• Symptoms – headache, nausea, face flushed, hot and dry skin, no perspiration, body temperature over 101°F, chills, and/or rapid pulse.
• First Aid – cool person immediately, move to shade or indoors, wrap in a cool, wet sheet, and get medical
Children, the elderly, and those with significant underlying medical conditions are most susceptible to the effects of heat. No person or pet should be left in an enclosed vehicle or direct sunlight for extended periods of time. Temperatures quickly rise to life‐threatening levels – even if the windows are partially open.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 911
Public Safety Power Shutoffs
Southern California Edison has restored power to all Ventura County residents impacted by the recent PSPS event. For more information, please visit www.sce.com/psps.
Residents with disability, access or functional needs who are power-dependent, should consider planning for future events by obtaining back-up power supplies for critical medical equipment or making alternate plans before power disruption occurs. Southern California Edison operates a medical baseline program by which customers receive a discount on their monthly bills, as well as assistance purchasing back-up power supplies. For more information on this program, please visit https://www.sce.com/residential/assistance/medical-baseline.
For more information on filing a claim for losses, please contact Southern California Edison at 1-800-611-1911 or visit sce.com/PSPS. To register to receive alerts directly from Southern California Edison, please visit http://www.sce.com/pspsalerts.
Southern California Edison Customer Care Locations
Southern California Edison will be deploying Customer Care Vehicles to assist impacted customers during this PSPS event. Community Resource Vehicles will be available at the following locations:
Camarillo Public Library
4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo
Open Tuesday-Saturday, from 10:00am-6:00pm
Fillmore Active Adult Center
533 Santa Clara Street, Fillmore
Open 6/15/21-6/18/21, from 10:00am-6r:00pm
510 Park Road, Ojai
Open 6/15/21 – 6/18/21, from 10:00am-5:00pm each day
Piru Community Library
3811 Center Street, Piru
Open Monday-Thursday, 1:00pm-6:00pm
Santa Paula Community Center
530 W Main Street, Santa Paula
Open 6/15/21-6/18/21, from 10:00am-3:00pm
Simi Valley Senior Center
3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley
Open 6/15/21 – 6/17/21, from 9:00am-7:00pm each day
Goebel Adult Community Center
1385 East Janns Road, Thousand Oaks
Open 6/15/21 – 6/17/21, from 10:00am-5:00pm