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One Way to Save a California Town From Wildfire: Advance Work by Unsung Heroes
While firefighters who battled the Creek Fire to save the town of Shaver Lake are rightly lauded, another group of workers who labored in advance of the fire and are typically not thought of as heroes also deserve much credit.
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