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VIDEO: Investigation Into Delayed Response of Idyllwild Fire Department During Mountain Fire

Watch the attached video for an in-depth look into the response efforts of the 2013 blaze.

VIDEO: Investigation Into Delayed Response of Idyllwild Fire Department During Mountain Fire
On the the heels of an investigative report by Banning-Beaumont Patch Editor Guy McCarthy into a delayed dispatch of crucial fire resources during the July 2013 Mountain Fire, a new report has expanded on what transpired-- and how Cal Fire is addressing the issue.

The Coachella Valley's KESQ News did a follow-up video news report to Patch's piece,  which contains some dramatic video from the blaze that ultimately ended up costing an estimated $25 million to fight.

Watch the report above, and click here to read the KESQ report.

For background information, read Patch's original report here:  Records Show Idyllwild Response to $25M Mountain Fire was Delayed





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