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  • Los Angeles County fire fighting personnel line their trucks along the entrance of the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park on Wednesday during a readiness practice in the morning.

    Los Angeles County fire fighting personnel line their trucks alo...

  • Firefighters return to their engines following a briefing in advance of the fire training on Wednesday in Claremont.

    Firefighters return to their engines following a briefing in adv...

  • Recent rains have kept the fire danger low in the Wilderness Park however with the drought in its third year this is expected to be a sever year for wildfires.

    Recent rains have kept the fire danger low in the Wilderness Par...

  • Firefighters cut a fire line on a hillside in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park on Wednesday during the third day of multi-agency training in the park. The crews from as far away as Arcadia worked on a simulated wildfire.

    Firefighters cut a fire line on a hillside in the Claremont Hill...

  • A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop during the simulated fire on Wednesday in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park.

    A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop during the simulate...

  • A hotshot crew works the fire line during the wildfire simulation on Wednesday in the Wilderness Park.

    A hotshot crew works the fire line during the wildfire simulatio...

  • L.A. Fire Chief Mike Inman communicates with other leaders during fire training on Wednesday in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park. The operation involved multiple agencies that had to coordinate their efforts to best simulate a real fire situation.

    L.A. Fire Chief Mike Inman communicates with other leaders durin...

  • Fireflighters lay fire hose up a steep hill during a practice drill at the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park Wednesday.

    Fireflighters lay fire hose up a steep hill during a practice dr...