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Tyler Fire

The anxiety-ridden day of the Tyler Fire: While updating an evacuation list, airplanes flying a path overhead, then gradually sounding farther away. The power went out. As night fell, lit candles while thinking: Much appreciation to all who gave their time, energy, and risk in halting the fires – the firefighters, airplane and helicopter pilots, equipment operators, communicators, ordinary citizens, sheriffs, PG&E workers and goodness knows who all – and also to those who gave their thoughts and prayers for a safe outcome. What you all gave so willingly and unconditionally, may you receive a thousandfold in return.

Jann Garitty

Nevada City

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