La Pine Fire checking wildfire readiness of homes in district

By Dylan J. Darling The Bulletin Published Aug 4, 2014 at 12:01AM
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin An interactive map shows how homes rate in the event of a wildfire. Green is good, yellow is moderate and red is bad.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Firefighter Cris Berthelsen plugs data heís collected regarding a homeís wildfire readiness into a cellphone app. The program crunches what Berthelsen enters and determines a color dot to mark on an interactive map. The La Pine Rural Fire Protection District is evaluating all the homes in the 110 square miles of often wooded terrain it covers.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Firefighter Cris Berthelsen plugs data heís collected regarding a homeís wildfire readiness into a cellphone app. The program crunches what Berthelsen enters and determines a color dot to mark on an interactive map. The La Pine Rural Fire Protection District is evaluating all the homes in the 110 square miles of often wooded terrain it covers.