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VIDEO: Meet Who Answers Your Call for Help

| 10:53 AM

CAL FIRE dispatchers are your first call for help if you have a medical emergency or a fire and live in Ramona, Ranchita, Deer Springs, or many other communities in the San Diego County Fire Authority district. Dispatchers like Patricia Wilson gather essential information from callers and send first responders to the scene of the emergency, all while staying calm and giving advice as needed.

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VIDEO: Time to Prepare for Wildfire in San Diego County

| 4:05 PM

CAL FIRE and the County Fire Authority say don’t let the rainy weather fool you … fire season will be here before you know it. You should have a plan and be prepared now to protect yourself, your home and your community. Learn more at readysandiego.org.

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Vehicles Remain a Top Cause of Local Wildfires

| 1:35 PM

Wildfires are the biggest disaster risk San Diegans regularly face, and most are caused by people in some way. In fact, vehicle-related fires are in the top two causes of wildfires in the County.