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CalFire Still Busy, Even During Non-Fire Season

In the midst of all this rain, and a little snow, you may not be thinking abut fire season, but CalFire is. Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Chief George Morris says training goes on all year round…

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Last year in anticipation of a dry season in the fourth year of drought, the Grass Valley Air Attack Base opened a little earlier than normal. Morris says even with more rain this time, he expects an early opening again this year…

Listen to George Morris 2

It’s been six months since the Lowell Fire forced evacuations in the You Bet area, but Morris says Nevada County residents were ready, and that was one of the reasons the fire didn’t turn out to be as bad as some of the others in the state last year.

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