Fire Danger is high! We posted this back in July but it is definitely relevant today with the Santa Ana wind advisory over the next few days!
Oak Trees sometimes need to be pruned and their dead wood removed after lightening strikes! We had to go in and top this tree while a Hot-Shot crew stood by. The tree had a hollow area near the top and there was a smoldering fire going in the dead and rotten core of the trunk. Good thing the Hot-Shots noticed that and called us!