Letter: Laguna Wildfire Main Culprits

Laguna Beach Neutral Columnist and liberator Laguna PAC chief donor Michael Ray is once again in trouble. After the 1993 wildfires, it was a controversial game of guilt, but in the end, the water pressure and the lack of firefighting skills were the main culprits. Now Ray has criticized former councilor Anne Christoff and the village of Laguna. “Our fire department ran out of fire water,” Michael Ray wrote. He cites two letters from 1999 to the editor: Lagna residents.

However, on November 14, 1993, he was released Los Angeles Times “Distribution problems – and not low supply – obstruction struggle, records show. Millions of gallons were not used. The Times reported that the Alta Laguna Reservoir had a capacity of 137,000 gallons of water at 1 p.m.
And the article goes on to say, “Orange County Fire Department Assistant Director of Fire Services Chip Prater confirmed that the problem is not water shortage, but a lack of water pressure and an unplanned system. Considering the size of the fire.” It could be one or two. He said: ‘I have never heard of anyone running out of water.'[because] They were not under pressure. There was a water pressure problem.

Register Orange County On December 3, 1993, “the air was blown out by the wind.” At around 2pm, the first air tanks screamed in Lagona and the fire was about 2 p.m.
in the Beach pilot In November 1993, Jim Nester, Laguna Beach County Water District Engineer, said: “It is not clear how three million gallons will be needed. [of proposed additional storage] He helped us. ” The statement said: “Some low-pressure residents in Mystic Hills have been exposed to thousands of pipes in their systems and elsewhere in the system to wet their roofs and backyards.”
Michael Ray is a regular columnist. Indie And the editor is responsible for verifying the authenticity and authenticity of the publication. Please do your best.

Jean Felder, Laguna Beach

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