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Hundreds of State Firefighters in California

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - The state Division of Emergency Management says 232 firefighters and 60 fire engines have been sent to California.

Those are in 12 "strike teams" dispatched through an interstate mutual aid system.

A number of other firefighters and emergency workers have also traveled south to respond to the wildfires.

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