As the Santa Ana winds return to our area this fall season, we are reminded of their devastating effect 10 years ago when the winds drove the Freeway Complex Fire to burn over 30,000 acres in four counties. In addition, over 280 homes were damaged or destroyed and 95% of Chino Hills State Park burned.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the fire, Hills For Everyone has partnered with the Carbon Canyon Fire Safe Council and Chino Hills State Park Interpretive Association for an Open House of exhibits on November 17th and November 18th at the State Park Discovery Center at 4500 Carbon Canyon Road in Brea. The event will run from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM both days. Kids of all ages are welcome.
On Saturday, the Nature of Wildworks, a non-profit that cares for injured wildlife will come from 1:00 – 2:00 PM with a wonderful assortment of wild animals. These animals are unable to be released into the wild. They are also a reminder that wildlife lost their homes in the fire too.
We are delighted to partner with the Brea Fire Department and Chino Valley Independent Fire District. Each day a fire truck will be present for viewing and photographs.