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EBRPD 20-year narrative of 1991 Oakland firestorm

better communications and roofing needed to avoid another 1991

doc-titleThe Oakland Hills Firestorm
quoteThere were five major investigations after the fire, from which emerged dozens of recommendations. Among them were the use of compatible firefighting equipment, standardization of radio communications, better incident command structure, and emphasis on ember-resistant roofing materials and defensible space around homes.
sourceEBRPD 20-year report on the 1991 firestorm