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Fire Safe Shows Off ‘Mobile Excavator’

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is getting ready to show off a piece of firefighting equipment that you’ll probably think is pretty impressive…

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The ‘walking mobile excavator’ will be working in Nevada City tomorrow (Tuesday). Fire Safe Council Executive Director Joanne Drummond says the area they will be working on is almost 100 percent slope…

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Drummond says the owner of the machine lives on the other side of Nevada County…

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There is limited space available for the demonstration, and you will have to sign a liability waiver if you attend because of the possibility of flying wood chips. If you are interested, call the Fire Safe Council for more information. Drummond says the equipment costs about 300-thousand dollars.

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