RIVERSIDE (CNS) - More than $2.5 million in grants intended to reduce fire hazards and increase education about wildfire dangers are earmarked for Riverside County, it was announced today. Cal Fire said that of the 105 projects slated to receive Fire Prevention grants statewide, four are in the county. "This year, wildfires have once again been extremely severe and damaging, which only highlights our continued need to perform more community- based fire prevention projects,'' Cal Fire Chief Thomas Porter said. "Our wildfire and forest strategy includes funding these types of fire prevention projects to reduce the severity of wildfires and harden our communities.'' The largest of the allocations in Riverside County -- $1.25 million -- will go to support the establishment of a Juvenile
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