Firefighters Lose Homes While Saving Others The picturesque town of Julian, Calif., remains untouched by wildfires that swept through southern California last week. But the Cedar Fire, one of the state's most intense fires, still managed to level hundreds of thousands of acres in San Diego County. Several of Julian's volunteer firefighters lost their homes while working to save those of their neighbors. Tamara Keith of member station KQED reports.
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Firefighters Lose Homes While Saving Others

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Firefighters Lose Homes While Saving Others

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The picturesque town of Julian, Calif., remains untouched by wildfires that swept through southern California last week. But the Cedar Fire, one of the state's most intense fires, still managed to level hundreds of thousands of acres in San Diego County. Several of Julian's volunteer firefighters lost their homes while working to save those of their neighbors. Tamara Keith of member station KQED reports.