This is the third year of continuous drought in California. Despite small recent rains, the forest surrounding local homes is filled with dry fuels, creating a severe fire hazard. Lebec, Frazier Park and Neenach have already had several dangerous fires this year. [photo by Gary Meyer]

This is the third year of continuous drought in California. Despite small recent rains, the forest surrounding local homes is filled with dry fuels, creating a severe fire hazard. Lebec, Frazier Park and Neenach have already had several dangerous fires this year. [photo by Gary Meyer]