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Winds put SoCal firefighters on alert

October 10, 2008 5:52:03 AM PDT
Firefighters in Southern California are on alert now that Santa Ana winds are approaching.The U.S. Forest Service is staffing firefighters for 24 hour shifts and has moved extra equipment into the area.

It's also asked the Air National Guard to provide two C-130 aircrafts, equipped with firefighting systems.

This weekend is expected to bring the first significant Santa Ana wind event of the season.


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