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Fighting Fire with the California Youth Authority

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Fighting Fire with the California Youth Authority

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Fighting Fire with the California Youth Authority

Fighting Fire with the California Youth Authority

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An unusual group of firefighters is helping battle Southern California's blazes. More than 2,000 of them are prison inmates and wards of the California Youth Authority. Gloria Hillard reports.