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Laguna Beach adds goats to its workforce

April 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The city of Laguna Beach has a new, four legged firefighting team on its payroll.The city is using a herd of goats to help prevent brush fires by keeping vegetation down in fire prone areas. A new herd has just been added to help munch down some 640 acres of hillside brush and weeds that have grown a lot after the recent wet weather.

The new herd brings the Laguna Beach goat population to about 600.