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Wildfire Warehouse Keeps Fire Crews Fed, Supplied

Numerous large wildfires have been burning this summer across the U.S. western region. Most firefighters arrive on the scene of a wildfire with their own gear. But if they face an extended fight, they need a way to replenish their supplies. That typically comes from 16 unheralded – but vital – regional wildfire storehouses - called caches - operated by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and partner states. The Great Basin Cache at the edge of the...

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