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Firebreaks in Nevada County aid firefighting

A firebreak established before the Robbers Fire in Placer County helped crews battling the fire this month.

Joanne Drummond, Executive Director of the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, says the value of firebreaks is well established.
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Lessons from the Robbers Fire, which burned almost 3,000 acres, will be reviewed by fire officials, Drummond said.

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