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Fire-safe group urges homeowner readiness

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LEAVENWORTH — In 1994, with wildfires threatening his forested property, Ross Frank stayed to defend his land.

He wouldn’t do it again.

“It was really dumb,” he said. “I could have lost my life.”

Now Frank, a founder of a local fire-safe group, has a plan — and he hopes his neighbors do, too.

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