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Stafford County News and Notes archives:

Tips for preventing heat related illness

Stafford crews rescue trapped osprey

Mark Lockhart named Fire Chief

Replacement air packs to increase safety, communication to firefighters

Fire and rescue has busy afternoon

Crews fight two fires in Stafford

Hay barn catches fire in Hartwood

Change in location comes for proposed fire and rescue training ground

Plan proposed for Fire & Rescue training grounds

Firefighters don’t take any chances in the heat

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