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Cal Fire

Cal Fire firefighters battle the Crown Fire, which continues to burn on July 30, 2010 in the hills above Palmdale, California. The 8,000-acre Crown Fire is approximately five percent contained. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Increases Staff In Anticipation Of Hazardous Fire Season

As Summer quickly approaches the moderately dry region of Southern California, Cal Fire began its annual increase of staff in Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties Monday.

04/15/2013

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Lion Attacks, Kills Intern At Private Wild Animal Sanctuary Near Fresno

A lion killed a volunteer intern at a private wild animal sanctuary near Fresno on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2013

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Local Firefighters Inspire Women Battling Cancer

A local group of active and retired firefighters are trading in their standard yellow uniforms for pink ones in October.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2012

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Cal Fire Debuts Plane-Mounted Infrared Camera To ‘See’ Through Smoke

Firefighters in Southern California now have an “eye in the sky” to help them battle wildfires.

09/19/2012

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Al Qaeda ‘Fire Bomb’ Fails Cal Fire’s Test

Al Qaeda magazine gave step-by-step instructions on how to build and use a “fire bomb,” which CAL FIRE and the California Threat Assessment Center put to the test.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2012

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Riverside County Horse Badly Injured By Discarded Razor Wire [Note: Graphic Image]

Riverside County Animal Control Officers responded to a Sunday morning call about a horse tangled in razor wire in the Mead Valley area, just southeast of the city of Riverside, according to officials.

02/19/2012

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Budget Cuts Force Cal Fire To Cancel Deal For DC-10 Supertanker

California is about to lose one of its most effective firefighting weapons to state budget cuts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/07/2011

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Firefighters Gain Control Of 275-Acre Brush Fire

A 275-acre brush fire that threatened Apple Valley is no longer spreading.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2011

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Fire Crews Contain Fast-Moving Blaze In Rubidoux

Roughly 145 firefighters have contained a fast-moving brush fire in Rubidoux, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said Sunday afternoon.

11/14/2010

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Wildomar Brush Fire Threatens 6 Homes

About 200 firefighters worked overnight to contain a 25-acre blaze burning on the slopes above Wildomar, according to a Cal Fire-Riverside County captain.

08/20/2010

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