Agoura firefighter copes with hazards of the job

Steve Wallace serves asfire chief in San Gabriel


HOLD THE LINE—Steve Wallace fights the recent Thomas Fire as the blaze reaches the campus of Westmont College. Courtesy photo

The Thomas Fire is now the single largest wildfire in California history. Following its start on Dec. 4, it burned 281,900 acres, destroyed 1,063 structures and claimed the life of one firefighter. Crews from surrounding communities poured into the area to help fight the blaze.

Among them was Agoura Hills resident Steve Wallace, who serves as the division chief of t...

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