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Audit: ODF stretched too thin

An Oregon Department of Forestry firefighter works up the side of a grass fire along Seven Mile Hill Road Tuesday afternoon. An audit has found the wildfire workload has outpaced staffing.

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An Oregon Department of Forestry firefighter works up the side of a grass fire along Seven Mile Hill Road Tuesday afternoon. An audit has found the wildfire workload has outpaced staffing.



BEND (AP) — The time, effort and money spent fighting wildfires has strained workers and harmed other programs at the Oregon Department of Forestry, according to an Oregon state audit...

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