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Unformatted text preview: stolen and set on fire to destroy evidence. The fire was moving fast and firefighters were afraid that the fire would destroy the multi million dollar homes that reside in the Anaheim Hills. One resident said that when he looked out of his window, “Boom, pillows of smoke, It looked so close.” Capt. Steve Miller of the Orange County Fire Authority said afternoon winds blowing up to 35 mph made firefighting difficult for the more than 800 firefighters on the scene. Temperatures were in the 90s with low humidity. All though firefighters where assisted with helicopters, this was not an easy fight. Fleeing fires has grown to be a normal thing for Southern California residents and yet we choose to live dangerously....
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- Spring '07
- Geology, Orange County, California, Firefighting, Orange County Fire Authority, Southern California residents, Wildfire Forces Evacuations