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Local Strike Team Sent to King Fire

Four Grass Valley firefighters are among the hundreds on the lines of the King Fire, still burning out of control in El Dorado County. Grass Valley Fire Department Interim Chief Mark Buttron says he got a request for the personnel early yesterday morning…

Listen to Mark Buttron 1

Five engines with four firefighters each and a strike team leader make up a strike team, but the team can use engines from several different departments. Buttron says the strike team will do whatever work is necessary to battle the blaze…

Listen to Mark Buttron 2

Over 15-hundred firefighters from around the state are battling that blaze.

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September 17, 2014


THANK YOU KNCO once again, keeping us informed of ANY stories of important information, that is important to our health and safety. Of course you keep us informed of the services that are available to all, young and old.

Waking this morning to the sad/dangerous smell to smoke and grey skies next to the blue that we are blessed with more than not on a daily basis, was frightening.

Tuning in to AND keeping our computer KNCO assures us that our safety is paramount .

Thank you from all that listen

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