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By Assemblymember Marie Waldron
Special to Valley News 

Focus on first responders


Last updated 9/6/2018 at 6:29pm

California’s recent fires remind residents of the importance of direct, rapid and coordinated response during emergencies. The safety of first responders can be seriously impacted by outdated communications systems. As a member of the Select Committee on Natural Disaster Response, Recovery and Rebuilding, I am working with my colleagues in the Legislature to make sure first responders have the latest communications technology available.

The importance of interagency communication in a natural disaster is a matter of life and death as resident realized in the Lilac Fire last fall. Serving...

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