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By Richard Lefever
For The Sentinel 

Local firm ships out to aid in wildfire fight


November 13, 2019

UP IN SMOKE: The Kincaid Fire in California destroyed an area twice the size of San Francisco. Goldendale's Bishop Services was in the thick of it.

This story is a chronology of Bishop Services' (BSI) recent trip to the Kincade Fire in the Napa Valley Wine Country of Northern California. As you read it, you'll realize that change is a constant. I have learned through years of being associated with a disaster support company that you always maintain a smile no matter what happens and remember that "Everything you do is subject to change."

Calls for equipment to support the raging wildfires in California started trickling into the BSI dispatch office way before dawn on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 26. Within minutes the trickle had grown into a steady stream that soon overwhelmed our lonely dispatcher. Immediately, we found ourselves...

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