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Don’t Be Caught Unprepared for Emergencies

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Disasters have been all over the news lately: hurricanes and flooding in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast, wildfires in Los Angeles and across western states, a massive earthquake in Mexico. The aftermath in each dramatically shows the need to get prepared prior to an emergency.

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VIDEO: Firefighter Reserves Tell Why They Volunteer

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The San Diego County Fire Authority gets by with a little help from our volunteer reserve firefighters. These volunteer firefighters help run emergency medical service calls, fight fires, participate in training and much more.

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Residents Warned to Be Wary of Hurricane Harvey Scams

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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office warned residents to be careful when donating to charities that promise to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The DA’s Office is offering important consumer advice and information to avoid becoming a victim of charity scams.