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Fire season is upon us; be prepared


Last updated 10/10/2013 at Noon

Marie Waldron

We are now deep into the fire season. Santa Ana winds are blowing and we all watch the eastern horizon nervously, especially those of us who can remember the Cedar, Paradise, and Rice wildfires from a few years back. Those fires cost dozens of lives, destroyed thousands of homes and caused billions of dollars in damage. Needless to say, we don’t want to repeat those tragedies.

Sadly, more wildfires will occur. After a long dry season, our hillsides are tinder dry. Fortunately, there are steps homeowners can take to reduce the danger to themselves, their property and their families, inclu...

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