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Fortuna fire district to discuss services and programs

The Fortuna Fire Protection District invites community members to a Town Hall meeting to discuss and comment on its 20-year strategic plan at the Fortuna Main Station, 320 South Fortuna Blvd. on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. The meeting is an opportuni...

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