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Science & Medicine

Volunteer Firefighting Couple In California

Firefighters continue to battle wildfires in California. And many of the men and women on the frontlines are volunteers who are needed now more than ever.

More than two-thirds of the country’s firefighters are volunteers who hold down day jobs and respond to emergencies in their local communities.

Lesley McClurg from member station KQED has the story of one couple.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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