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Chaplains visit Anaheim Hills and Yorba Linda after Freeway Complex fire

When they respond to disasters, chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team usually encounter throngs of desperate victims. So the evangelical Christians were surprised Monday as they searched deserted, mountainous neighborhoods of Anaheim Hills and Yorba Linda that had been charred by the Freeway Complex fire. The chaplains were awed by the panoramic views from Orange County's sloping suburbs, but struck by the absence of victims and eager to apply their ministerial hands. The seven men, led by a retired police chief from North Carolina, had received just 15 requests for help since their arrival last week, their third deployment to Southern California since 2003 in...