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Drought Declaration Means More Firefighters

Governor Jerry Brown’s drought declaration earlier this month now has a direct impact on Nevada County. CalFire is adding a dozen seasonal firefighters to its Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit…

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CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant says even though seasonal firefighters don’t usually start until summer, they are not having problems getting the part timers in place…

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..and will be open for another week. Berlant says yesterday’s Chalk Fire is a reminder of how dry things are…

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125 firefighters are being added in northern California.

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