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Wildfires cause county to assess needs of fire department

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Dec. 4 to begin a yearlong, $4.5 million public outreach project to assess the needs of the fire department and ensure residents understand the financial challenges posed by increasingly severe wildfires. Supervisor Janice Hahn said it was time to rethink the county’s firefighting resources. Calling the […]