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Free chipping event in Escondido August 20

In collaboration with the San Diego County Fire Safe Council, the Lake Hodges Fire Safe Council in Escon­dido is hosting its 7th annual FREE chipping day on Saturday, August 20 for Escondido residents from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2255 Fe­licita Rd. in Escondido.

Arrive early enough that the material can be chipped before the event ends. Maximum limb diameter is 6 inches.

Residents must haul their brush and tree trimmings to the site during event hours and assist in its removal from the vehicle for chipping.

NO DUMP TRUCK-SIZED loads will be accepted, and any mechani­cally compacted loads will also be re­jected.

Material must be free of mud, rocks, roots, trash, construction wood or other non-vegetation debris and can­not be mechanically removed from the ground by tractors or other heavy ma­chinery. No palm tree material, bam­boo, succulents, poison oak, firewood logs, old, matted brush or tree stumps/ roots.

For a copy of the flyer visit the new Facebook page of the Lake Hodges Fire Safe Council or email them at

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