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Community - September 11, 2019

Art and community among the redwoods

by Matthew Vollrath

In 1963, residents of Kings Mountain, a small community in the tree-filled hills of Woodside, had a meeting. They decided they needed their own fire brigade, seeing as they lived in the middle of a forest and the nearest fire house was 10 miles away.

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