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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

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(Undated)  —  Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there. Nearly a million acres have been scorched in Oregon and Washington.  Specialized firefighters from across New England left Manchester Airport Saturday morning.

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