Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday he’ll ask the Legislature to spend $105 million on containing wildfires.
New funding would come on top of $200 million already earmarked for forestry management by the Legislature last fall, bringing the total to $305 million in new spending.
He wants more
**- helicopters **
- remote infrared cameras that can help detect fires
**- better alert systems **
- new technologies for tapping satellite images.
- funding for mental health services for first responder
- hire more Cal Fire firefighters.
As part of his initiative, Newsom said he wants to spend $10 million this year and $50 million next year on overhauling the state’s 911 system.
Lots of new cams being installed in the last 6 months all over Ca. - http://www.alertwildfire.org/orangecoca/