In a display of bipartisanship, two Valley congressmen worked together to enhance wildfire fighting technology. Congressman Jim Costa and Congressman David Valadeo introduced a new bill to help combat wildfires more effectively.
Some of California’s largest and most destructive wildfires have happened in the last five years, highlighting the urgent need to invest in alternative firefighting systems. Both congressmen with bordering districts decided to introduce the Emergency Wildfire Fighting Technology Act.
“California’s wildfires have devastated homes, businesses, communities, and ecosystems throughout our state,” Congressman Valadao said via press release. “Ahead of wildfire season, we need to ensure our firefighters are equipped with the most up-to-date technology to combat and contain these fires in a quicker, more efficient way.”
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