A private home perched on top of a hill sits in the foreground of a fire moving up Shiloh Ridge near Santa Rosa on Oct. 11.
A private home perched on top of a hill sits in the foreground of a fire moving up Shiloh Ridge near Santa Rosa on Oct. 11. Marcus Yam TNS
A private home perched on top of a hill sits in the foreground of a fire moving up Shiloh Ridge near Santa Rosa on Oct. 11. Marcus Yam TNS

A simple but seldom-used tactic to prevent wildfires: Turn off the power grid when winds pick up

November 26, 2017 05:00 AM