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  • Fire Union Chief A Player Behind The Scenes

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    Lodi News-Sentinel
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    "We're trying to make it a better department," Wichman said, adding that he doesn't take all the credit. "The firefighters should be the newsmakers, not me."


  • Bay Area Firefighters Head South

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    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    Crews from San Francisco Fire Station 7 got a 1 a.m. call for help from the Office of Emergency Services. Shortly after the call, firefighters began loading hoses and preparing the engine to help fight the wildfires in Malibu.


  • Fresno Fire Chief Takes Fairfield Job

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    The Fresno Bee
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Fresno Fire Department Chief Michael E. Smith is leaving the city after nearly nine years to become fire chief for the city of Fairfield in Northern California.


  • Driver Identified In Fatal Metrolink Crash

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    NBC4 News- San Diego
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Witnesses said the truck turned onto the track in front of the train despite lowered crossing gates and flashing signals. • Experts Speak On Train Accident


  • Malibu, Calif., Fire Grows to 2,200 Acres

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    Associated Press
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    High wind warnings remained in effect Tuesday as the seasonal Santa Ana wind fanned wildfires that threatened hundreds of Malibu homes. • Winds Spread Malibu Hills Brushfire