‘Fire knows no boundaries’: Berkeley prepares for nearing fire season

Photo of Sproul Plaza with an orange sky
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The Berkeley Fire Department and city leaders are preparing residents for the upcoming fire season.

Utilizing funding from Measure FF – a 2020 Berkeley ordinance increasing funding for emergency response, fire mitigation and wildfire prevention – Berkeley Fire Department, or BFD, has “bolstered” its workforce and expanded personnel to address changes in the annual fire season, according to BFD Assistant Fire Chief Keith May.
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