Friday, December 8, 2017
Southern California Takes the Heat
Rincon Peak is known for transmitting many things in Southern California but heat is not one of them. As of Thursday, Santa Barbara County firefighters were trying to keep that temperature to a minimum. The antenna farm on Rincon Peak, shared by most public safety agencies is home to several towercos, Crown, American and to Verizon (ASR#1215063).
An army of firefighters was battling on several fronts Thursday in their efforts to tame the giant 96,000-acre “Thomas Fire,” as it is called, scorching the Carpinteria Valley, according to Noozhawk. The citizens of Carpinteria were evacuated in the early morning hours yesterday as flames continued to approach from the east. The fire has menaced the community as it has much of Ventura County over the last two days, Noozhawk reported. Continue Reading