Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, at Cal Fire headquarters in Sacramento.
Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, at Cal Fire headquarters in Sacramento. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, at Cal Fire headquarters in Sacramento. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file

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