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Woodbridge firefighter suffers dehydration battling Big Sur blaze

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Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 10:00 pm

A Woodbridge firefighter is recovering after suffering from dehydration while fighting a large blaze near Big Sur.

The firefighter returned home Tuesday morning, around the same time a Lodi engine headed out to help fight a separate fire in Butte County.

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  • posted at 5:46 pm on Thu, Jul 10, 2008.


    I hope our young local HERO feels better soon.

  • posted at 5:45 pm on Thu, Jul 10, 2008.


    T&C... Those guys were smiling and having fun, but you could tell they were tired. All young'ns. I don't know how they can handle it... honestly.

  • posted at 5:42 pm on Thu, Jul 10, 2008.


    I took the kids to sunsplash a couple days ago, And there was one of the fire crews there trying to relax and rest in the cool water. I spoke with a few, they were from all over the US**== Thank God they are here. I thanked them for their bravery . I would be very affraid to do thier job. those flames could close up on them in a blink of the eye.How can they keep it up in the smoke. God Bless them!!! I mean it from the bottom of my heart THANK YOU to those young men!

  • posted at 2:34 am on Wed, Jul 9, 2008.


    I feel very concerned for all those fighting fires in this severe heat! It is so easy to have a heat stroke, heat attack, or heat exhaustion! Be safe everyone and if you see a firefighter, "Thank them for their service"! God bless all those who have lost their homes or loved ones from all these fires!



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