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Living - May 30, 2008

Presenting the Past: Fire District grows with Valley

by Beverly Lane

Fires, called "tongues of venom" by one writer, seared people's memories throughout valley history. Fires destroyed crops, burned across Mount Diablo, and took down buildings. The new Danville Fire District had its hands full.

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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."