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California hospitals prepared as wildfires rage, association says
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Approaching wildfires and a lingering drought have hospitals in California putting their disaster plans into use.

With the drought affecting all 400 hospitals in the state, many are conserving water, according to Jan Emerson-Shea, vice president for external affairs for the California Hospital Association.

“We’re well practiced at wildfires,” said Cheri Hummel, vice president of Emergency Management and Facilities.”We have more of those than earthquakes.”