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As drought raises fire risk, Berkeley focuses on safety

Firefighters have been conducting wildfire response exercises in the community (file photo). Photo: Emilie Raguso How long does it take to evacuate a block of Berkeley homes threatened by an encroaching fire? Ten minutes, 30 minutes, more? That was a question posed by Lt. Andrew Rateaver, Area 2 Commander with the Berkeley Police Department, at a community […]