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Obama, fire officials plan to combat climate fires

More money sought to fight blazes, avoid taking from other resources

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration and fire chiefs from around the country have announced plans to combat climate change impacts in the wildland urban interface, the area where uninhabited and populated lands meet.

The president also is calling for more money for federal agencies to fight fire.

Vice President Joe Biden, the U.S. Fire Administration and other federal agencies hosted a Fire Chiefs’ White House Roundtable last week.

The complete story is available on newsstands now in the Nov. 15 issue of The Chronicle or online in our e-edition.

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