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PinePress ready for anythin,] 10 that our job is veteran and - chief Ron Stephens don&apos;t do just one to know about you have off buildings You have to know The training is a professional said. a fire academy in we have our own we have We are a multi- Organization." r the CDF, in addi- employees and tempo- teers CDF and oth- in California a loss of vet- of retirement or turnover, major turmoil," Thompson said. "Hopefully, the depart- ment has enough depth that it won't be critical. Its going to be an interesting situation the next couple of years." With so many experienced firefighters retiring, many fn'e teams have at least one inexpe- rienced member in the squad. "It is important that the teams know how to work to- gether," Thompson said. "These exercises In the Inter- face Zone exercise, and engine crew and a hand crew prepare to protect a structure not yet engulfed in flames. The two crews must work to- gether, formulate a plan and halt an oncoming wild land fire. The hand crew, many of whom are volunteers from the California Correctional Facili- ty, begin clearing a fire break around the structure, elimi- nating any natural fuel that will escalate the inferno, in- Lassen County News cluding the elimination of small trees. This team can be made up of ten to fifteen men or women. While the hand crew is busy, the engine crew waters down the area surrounding the structure and the building it- self so that if the fire ap- proaches, the area has a better chance of surviving the blaze. However, if the fire jumps to the forest canopy as it did in this scenario, then the prima- ry concern is the safety of the two crews, who immediately cease operations and retreat from harm's way. The proctors then evaluated the operation and again, the crews were asked for input. The do's and don'ts were ex- amined and the experienced provided a real time exercise so that in a real fire, the crews know what they could and should not do. on learning means thumb for kids hlterest in agricul- and sixth- at Janesville began out- on the school Year. can be used as a and tie into the all grades. Her used water and his kinder- :ted dif- af soil for one les- about rocks 'planted bulbs in in the play- Industries donated 2x12 white fir boards for the class to build a raised garden and plant vegetable seeds. Each student got to take home a small plant they had planted, watered and cared for. Robert Triplett used some of the 2x12's to build three long planter boxes outside his sixth-grade classroom. His students helped fill the learn more about soils, agri- culture and the science of plant life with the garden box- es. Next school year, the stu- dents will begin a compost pile by recycling used paper and other natural by-products. Some classes will continue to learn about worms and "vermicomposting." boxes with a mix of rabbit, lla- StayUp ma, and steer manure and planted seeds in May. By the end of the school wlth year, after careful tending of the plants, each sixth The Time s grader carefully dug up a plant to take home and plant in this or her own yard. tar Janesville Elemen y School students will be able to ! Of Virile _ I I !" I :t" wlth..." t "1 g,.. t Abusive Relationships /::  " Suicidal Thoughts are keeping their gardens alive at the School where teachers are using students about agriculture. kN TI-IEs0000,, HANDTHROWN POTTERY (53o) 256-3701 tOWN CLEAR CREEK" CHANGING JOBS COULD OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISIONS YOU MAKE. toith your retirement plan money should be the next: Darwin S01us, Rc. Represemalive N'LII:E Sccnl I Roscville, CA 95661 916-774.6200 or locally 530-257-3461 C Lic. No. 0613713 Inc. at GO address] to t up art appomtment to difctl free MainStav  Funds prospectu containmg ut advisory fees, other expenses, and sh,at it carefully before you invest or send money. kA I NSTAY* FUNDS WOOD FINISH 0000.s24 Tuesday, July t8, 2000 11B Photo by Woody Morgan Fire team members wait for the evaluation of one exercise to be concluded so that they can continue to the next one. The CDF spent three days at Eagle Lake preparing for the coming fire season.  i a III III iii i ill ill a Iii i iii i1 II III II II  Now Under  Ilave Your Computer : !l'ev O.nership: : , .... ! /- I eniceo "looay : :,toni%y - F[ ida ,]am - 6pro;, ,. UNITED STATES '<'./" CELLULAR. --I .............. i-.lermounlain Compulers 257-9500 629 Main St. Susanville For gate openings up to 51" For gate openings up to 7' $1U ' 1X6X6' #2 Dog Eared 1X.11.2X6' #1 Dog Eared s -r ........ $895A. XO F ..... S92SA. 4X8 Mill Cert. $1099 1% 4 X 8 Sanded Shop .... s2400 =x4, p ... n .............. 57*- 2x6, Pet, lin. ft .............. $1 s 4"X4"xS'   Cedar Posts sa2Sea. White ,15 Plastic ....... .edwood ,19 Plastic ....... Sheets taru.x at *11   Our HOURS Pm C F 7nm-Spm C  t Sat . SUBJECT TO STOCK ON HAND ANDERSON &  257-5123 FAX 2574293 702-340 JONSTONViLLE liD. SUSANVILLE . PinePress ready for anythin,] 10 that our job is veteran and - chief Ron Stephens don't do just one to know about you have off buildings You have to know The training is a professional said. a fire academy in we have our own we have We are a multi- Organization." r the CDF, in addi- employees and tempo- teers CDF and oth- in California a loss of vet- of retirement or turnover, major turmoil," Thompson said. "Hopefully, the depart- ment has enough depth that it won't be critical. Its going to be an interesting situation the next couple of years." With so many experienced firefighters retiring, many fn'e teams have at least one inexpe- rienced member in the squad. "It is important that the teams know how to work to- gether," Thompson said. "These exercises In the Inter- face Zone exercise, and engine crew and a hand crew prepare to protect a structure not yet engulfed in flames. The two crews must work to- gether, formulate a plan and halt an oncoming wild land fire. The hand crew, many of whom are volunteers from the California Correctional Facili- ty, begin clearing a fire break around the structure, elimi- nating any natural fuel that will escalate the inferno, in- Lassen County News cluding the elimination of small trees. This team can be made up of ten to fifteen men or women. While the hand crew is busy, the engine crew waters down the area surrounding the structure and the building it- self so that if the fire ap- proaches, the area has a better chance of surviving the blaze. However, if the fire jumps to the forest canopy as it did in this scenario, then the prima- ry concern is the safety of the two crews, who immediately cease operations and retreat from harm's way. The proctors then evaluated the operation and again, the crews were asked for input. The do's and don'ts were ex- amined and the experienced provided a real time exercise so that in a real fire, the crews know what they could and should not do. on learning means thumb for kids hlterest in agricul- and sixth- at Janesville began out- on the school Year. can be used as a and tie into the all grades. Her used water and his kinder- :ted dif- af soil for one les- about rocks 'planted bulbs in in the play- Industries donated 2x12 white fir boards for the class to build a raised garden and plant vegetable seeds. Each student got to take home a small plant they had planted, watered and cared for. Robert Triplett used some of the 2x12's to build three long planter boxes outside his sixth-grade classroom. His students helped fill the learn more about soils, agri- culture and the science of plant life with the garden box- es. Next school year, the stu- dents will begin a compost pile by recycling used paper and other natural by-products. Some classes will continue to learn about worms and "vermicomposting." boxes with a mix of rabbit, lla- StayUp ma, and steer manure and planted seeds in May. By the end of the school wlth year, after careful tending of the plants, each sixth The Time s grader carefully dug up a plant to take home and plant in this or her own yard. tar Janesville Elemen y School students will be able to ! Of Virile _ I I !" I :t" wlth..." t "1 g,.. t Abusive Relationships /::  " Suicidal Thoughts are keeping their gardens alive at the School where teachers are using students about agriculture. kN TI-IEs0000,, HANDTHROWN POTTERY (53o) 256-3701 tOWN CLEAR CREEK" CHANGING JOBS COULD OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISIONS YOU MAKE. toith your retirement plan money should be the next: Darwin S01us, Rc. Represemalive N'LII:E Sccnl I Roscville, CA 95661 916-774.6200 or locally 530-257-3461 C Lic. No. 0613713 Inc. at GO address] to t up art appomtment to difctl free MainStav  Funds prospectu containmg ut advisory fees, other expenses, and sh,at it carefully before you invest or send money. kA I NSTAY* FUNDS WOOD FINISH 0000.s24 Tuesday, July t8, 2000 11B Photo by Woody Morgan Fire team members wait for the evaluation of one exercise to be concluded so that they can continue to the next one. The CDF spent three days at Eagle Lake preparing for the coming fire season.  i a III III iii i ill ill a Iii i iii i1 II III II II  Now Under  Ilave Your Computer : !l'ev O.nership: : , .... ! /- I eniceo "looay : :,toni%y - F[ ida ,]am - 6pro;, ,. UNITED STATES '<'./" CELLULAR. --I .............. i-.lermounlain Compulers 257-9500 629 Main St. Susanville For gate openings up to 51" For gate openings up to 7' $1U ' 1X6X6' #2 Dog Eared 1X.11.2X6' #1 Dog Eared s -r ........ $895A. XO F ..... S92SA. 4X8 Mill Cert. $1099 1% 4 X 8 Sanded Shop .... s2400 =x4, p ... n .............. 57*- 2x6, Pet, lin. ft .............. $1 s 4"X4"xS'   Cedar Posts sa2Sea. White ,15 Plastic ....... .edwood ,19 Plastic ....... Sheets taru.x at *11   Our HOURS Pm C F 7nm-Spm C  t Sat . SUBJECT TO STOCK ON HAND ANDERSON &  257-5123 FAX 2574293 702-340 JONSTONViLLE liD. SUSANVILLE .