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Barona Fire Department holds wildfire-preparedness exercises

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Barona Fire Department and several other emergency agencies are holding three days of wildfire-preparedness exercises.

Engine companies will be practicing wildland hose lays, fire line creation and structure protection drills.

Firefighters will also deploy fire shelters under simulated emergency conditions and air crews will practice coordinated fire attacks with ground crews.

The drills are expected to run through the end of the week.

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