In fire zone, farmers look to the future

Jim Regusci's fight to keep the Atlas Fire from taking everything began with a 10 p.m. phone call. His Regusci Winery, along Silverado Trail in Napa County, had hosted a large event Oct. 8, and the last of the guests had just left.

 

"We drove out, took a look, and it was coming pretty quickly," Regusci said. "Within an hour and a half, fire was here."

 

In the meantime, Regusci got on the phone, arranging for bulldozers and people to fight off the flames. The dozers cut as many firebreaks as they could within an hour, and fire hoses were trained on the main buildings. Regusci's children and son-in-law showed up, as did six or eight employees.

 

Continue Reading...

 

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

Amid cancellation, flower sales plummet

April 1, 2020

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Black Square
  • Twitter Black Square
  • Google+ Black Square

CONTACT US

PO Box 1846, Buellton, CA 93427

farmsbc@hwy246.net

(805) 688-7479

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Pinterest Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon

Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau, PO Box 1846, Buellton, CA 93427
Located at: 180 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427

Phone 805/688-7479; Fax 805/688-7479; E-mail: farmsbc@hwy246.net
Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau®. All rights reserved. Read our legal notice.
Copyright 2017

© Proudly created with Wix.com