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Fairgrounds serving in essential supporting role in ongoing wildfire fight

CDFA’s deputy secretary overseeing fairs, Michael Flores (in light blue shirt), visiting with a fire crew at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka, which is one of seven fairgrounds in Northern California that have served as base camps this year in the ongoing spate of wildfires. Fairgrounds are also serving as evacuation centers for residents and their animals, including horses, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks and turkeys. This is one of a number of ways California’s fairgrounds support their communities as a vital local resource.
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