Firefighters ready

THIS IS HOW WE DO IT—An instructor leads the training. BOBBY CURTIS/Acorn Newspapers

Approximately 200 aspiring wildland firefighters—all local military veterans—attended four days of wildland firefighting training from March 2 to 5 at Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura.

The vets are members of Team Rubicon, a Los Angeles based nonprofit that meshes the skills of military veterans with first responders in the rapid deployment of emergency response teams.

Upon successful completion of the t...

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