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CalFire Declares Opening of Fire Season

Posted Saturday, May 10th 2014 @ 5pm  by KFBK News

After months of warning that the drought-stricken state is in store for a ferocious wildfire season, California fire officials say it's time for residents to get serious about clearing brush and creating evacuation plans.

CalFire declared the opening of fire season in the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay areas and on Monday and plans to extend the designation to the rest of Northern California next week.

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