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Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Fire-fighting goats retired from service

Michele Dennis,
Contributor

October 19, 2016

For 21 years, the Oakland Fire Department has employed roughly 3,500 goats and brought them to the Oakland Hills to eat grasses and shrubs, which serve as kindling during dry fire seasons. The goats recently returned to their ranch in Dixon, California, after finishing up their latest season as fire...

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