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Firefighters, too, seek to reduce water use

by Dave Boyce

In fighting wildland or structural fires, it's hard to overstate the value of water to firefighters. The drought, of course, is making water more precious than ever, but firefighters say they fight fires in 2014 as they were trained to: using only as much water as necessary.

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