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Firefighters call on past experience to combat San Diego fires

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SAN MARCOS, CA - MAY 15: A firefighter hoses flames at the Cocos fire on May 15, 2014 in San Marcos, California. Fire agencies throughout the state are scrambling to prepare for what is expected to be a dangerous year of wildfires in this third year of extreme drought in California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) David McNew/Getty Images

Ten major fires burning in San Diego County have already destroyed at least eight houses, a condo complex and two businesses and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from their homes.

Yesterday, firefighters found a badly burned body in a transient camp in Carlsbad. This is, of course, not the first time the region has battled with massive fires. 

Cal Fire Captain Mike Mohler joins Take Two to talk about how the past has helped firefighters deal with current fires.


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