Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

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Source: Cal Fire

The Hill Fire in Ventura County is now 100% contained. Investigators from the Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, and CAL FIRE are actively investigating the cause of the Hill Fire. To date, investigators have been able to rule out all potential causes for the Hill Fire, other than human activity.

The Hill Canyon trail is located in the Santa Rosa Valley, off Hill Canyon Road and Santa Rosa Rd., Thousand Oaks.

The investigative team would like anyone who was in the area of Hill Canyon Trail on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from the hours of 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and may have information as to the cause of the Hill Fire to contact the CAL FIRE’s tip line at 1-800-468-4408.

A reward of $10,000 is available for information leading to a possible responsible party regarding the wildland fires. Callers may remain anonymous. 

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a-1561631906 Nov 22, 2018 02:17 AM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

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sb93105 Nov 20, 2018 11:29 AM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

i guess that does not work for the global warming narrative- it felt like during the recent fires we herd only that global warming is to blame- i don't know if its true or not true- however we would be far better served to look at all possibilities for these fires especially because they are so deadly - rather then picking one that we may or may not have control over? maybe? perhaps there are many reasons and many things we do have immediate control over?

a-1561631906 Nov 22, 2018 02:12 AM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Global warming exacerbates fires, it doesn't cause them. Most fires are human caused, which includes everything from sparks from tools or dragging chains on a high- or free-way to power lines. Get ready for electrical rates to go up. Get a solar installation.

Luvaduck Nov 20, 2018 06:20 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

A civil voice. Don't know if most fires are caused by humans or not--I'm not privy to supported facts--but thank you for your non-histrionic comment. Mom used to send us to corners. It was always my sister and I. (This was before kids were permitted to yell at adults, much less parents.) She'd say, "When you can discuss it calmly, you can come back and talk."

a-1561631906 Nov 20, 2018 02:18 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Overpopulation results in fires along w failure to create fire breaks by clearing some of them dead 120M trees, etc. .We build homes as allowed by taxpaying citizens in foothills and forests. No surprise when our homes burn:. The cost is spread to taxpayer funded FEMA and firefighters who’s willingly pay for our spectacular view lots. Than you.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 02:19 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Overpopulation results in fires along w failure to create fire breaks by clearing some of them dead 120M trees, etc. .We build homes as allowed by taxpaying citizens in foothills and forests. No surprise when our homes burn:. The cost is spread to taxpayer funded FEMA and firefighters who’s willingly pay for our spectacular view lots. Than you.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 02:19 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Overpopulation results in fires along w failure to create fire breaks by clearing some of them dead 120M trees, etc. .We build homes as allowed by taxpaying citizens in foothills and forests. No surprise when our homes burn:. The cost is spread to taxpayer funded FEMA and firefighters who’s willingly pay for our spectacular view lots. Than you.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 02:19 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Overpopulation results in fires along w failure to create fire breaks by clearing some of them dead 120M trees, etc. .We build homes as allowed by taxpaying citizens in foothills and forests. No surprise when our homes burn:. The cost is spread to taxpayer funded FEMA and firefighters who’s willingly pay for our spectacular view lots. Than you.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 02:19 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Overpopulation results in fires along w failure to create fire breaks by clearing some of them dead 120M trees, etc. .We build homes as allowed by taxpaying citizens in foothills and forests. No surprise when our homes burn:. The cost is spread to taxpayer funded FEMA and firefighters who’s willingly pay for our spectacular view lots. Than you.

PitMix Nov 20, 2018 02:02 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

So let's look at all the possible causes. Human ignition- are we going to declare all undeveloped areas off limits to human activities during the dry season? Power lines- are we going to spend billions burying power lines or turning off the power during the fire season? Climate change- are we willing to make the sacrifices necessary to reverse the heating in the earth's atmosphere? No easy choices available.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 01:17 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Fact check: Most wild fires (huge majority) are caused by natural conditions, not humans. But it is true that climate change has exasperated the risk by making such fires more likely to be extreme.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 01:17 PM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

Fact check: Most wild fires (huge majority) are caused by natural conditions, not humans. But it is true that climate change has exasperated the risk by making such fires more likely to be extreme.

a-1561631907 Nov 20, 2018 11:46 AM
Hill Fire Caused by Human Activity

SB93105 - I don't think anyone ever said that "global warming" sparked the actual fires. It's that it created the conditions (low humidity, high heat, high winds, etc) that exacerbated these fires into the firestorms they have been becoming. Fires are almost always caused by humans, either by error or intention. But, without the conditions caused by global warming, the fires would be more manageable and less destructive and deadly.

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