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Fire Marshal Sends Local Crews To Protect Structures

(Galice, OR) -- Over 75 homes and 20 commercial buildings are threatened by the Rum Creek fire that has burned over 84-hundred acres near Galice in Southern Oregon. The Oregon State Fire Marshal has mobilized five task forces from local departments and Crew 30 to help protect structures. A strike team and three task forces from California will also come to help. Oregon has an agreement with California to help provide structural firefighters. Earlier this year, Oregon sent firefighters to help battle the McKinney Fire in California.

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