Fresno City Councilman Clint Olivier talks about a series of small fires Thursday that scorched the embankment of Highway 41 in central Fresno, potentially threatening nearby homes and structures. He said Friday that after many complaints from the city and residents, Caltrans plans to clean up accumulations of weeds that can feed fires along its highways in Fresno.
Fresno City Councilman Clint Olivier talks about a series of small fires Thursday that scorched the embankment of Highway 41 in central Fresno, potentially threatening nearby homes and structures. He said Friday that after many complaints from the city and residents, Caltrans plans to clean up accumulations of weeds that can feed fires along its highways in Fresno. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com
Fresno City Councilman Clint Olivier talks about a series of small fires Thursday that scorched the embankment of Highway 41 in central Fresno, potentially threatening nearby homes and structures. He said Friday that after many complaints from the city and residents, Caltrans plans to clean up accumulations of weeds that can feed fires along its highways in Fresno. TIM SHEEHAN tsheehan@fresnobee.com

Caltrans steps up weed efforts after fires scorch Fresno highway roadsides

August 05, 2016 02:27 PM

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