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Fire Protection

Nothing is easy or sim- ple here in S-T. Even if we try to make it sim- ple, someone else will make it hard. Tuesday was a prime example. The morning started with a bang about 3 a.m. as the phone

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Coming Into The Holidays And Looking Back At The Year

I guess I was in complete denial about WHEN Thanksgiving was happening. In my mind it was always “next week!” And then overnight, it was here. This is a really nice time of year, the leaves are

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It’s that time of year, again

Twice a year I go through this bitter-sweet reality that I’m outliving those around me, those that actually meant something to me and those who actually did something for our country. I watch

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THE END IS NEAR?

Did you ever wake up one morning and say, “I’m too old for this crap?” and then just keep on doing what you’ve always done because it’s easier that way? Well, boys and girls, that is the way it

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Lots Of News In The Community

This was one hell of an edition to put together. Not two days would go by without something earth-shaking happening. Lie-Cheat & Steal Tatulian filed for a restraining order against me and

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FROM MY FIRE LOG

Everything we do is documented so that we know what we did right or wrong for the next incident. Here is my log for the beginning of the La Tuna fire. FROM MY FIRE LOG Vegetation Fire, 1:26PM:

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Upcoming End Of Summer Events

This has been a fun week in S-T. The weather has been the topic of most discussions, and no one seems to remember how summers used to be. But what if the most fun are all the events that we are