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Living - May 9, 2008

Presenting the Past: Danville fights fires with volunteers, Part 1

by Beverly Lane

Fires were a terrifying and real fact of life for the San Ramon Valley's early pioneers. The long, dry summers and lack of water supply were an enormous challenge when fires started.

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Beverly Lane, a longtime Danville resident, is curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and co-author of "San Ramon Valley: Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon."

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