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Fire resources boosted after forecast of Santa Ana winds
Fire resources boosted after forecast of Santa Ana winds

Firefighters across Southern California and other parts of the state will be pre-deploying near mountain and brush areas and staffing additional units during several days of extreme fire weather expected to begin Thursday. A red flag fire warning for strong to moderate Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity has been issued across Southern California, the National Weather Service said. The agency said temperatures will be in the 90s in inland areas and that wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible for mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties through Sunday. The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be staffing 22 additional firefighter positions as well as two strike teams of fire...

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