forest fire

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an uncontrolled fire in a wooded area

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Nine additional crews - from California, Nevada and Eastern Oregon, plus contract crews from Eugene and Corvallis - are being called in to help fight the fire, forest spokeswoman Jennifer O'Leary said.
The exercises were conducted in coordination with various agencies, such as fire, forest, Army, health, police, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and civil defense.
In the wake of last year's tragic Thirty-mile Fire in central Washington, in which four young firefighters died after being trapped by fire, Forest Service officials concentrated even more on safety during this year's training.
We are encouraging people who want to make a difference to the safety of our region and who enjoy working outside to join the fire management team within the Parks and Conservation Service, Fire, Forest and Roads Manager, Neil Cooper, said.