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California Faces a Firefighter Shortage Amid Fire Season

As wildfire season receives a head start in Northern California and looms south of the state, fire departments are facing a statewide personnel shortage, authorities say. Newport Beach Fire Chief Jeff Boyles said California’s staffing shortage of firefighting personnel is leading to overworked firefighters. “We hold them for three, four days in a row, sometimes […]