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OUR 109th YEAR • December 11, 2015
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Blaze in Seaside destroys three
homes, damages another
Seaside may
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Members favor focusing on multiple
sites to ‘disperse’ impact of urbanization
By Katherine Lacaze
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lot of work as far as doing the investigation,” Seaside
Division Chief Chris Dugan said Monday, Dec. 7.
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Families devastated by
the fast-moving blaze
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hind a cordoned off area, neigh-
bor David Doney said he was
awakened by smoke and sirens.
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saw this, about 4:30 this morn-
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Seaside residents Carl and
Shirley Yates arrived at the
scene overnight. Their relatives,
Chuck and Carole LaDeRoute,
own one of the homes de-
stroyed.
“We had Fourth of July bar-
becues in the back with all the
See Families, Page 10A
DAVID DONEY/FOR THE SEASIDE SIGNAL
Firefi ghters respond to a blaze in Seaside
that destroyed three homes.
Seaside Signal
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grade students with challenging behaviors.
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with each other and the students in the
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Seaside honors ‘day which will live in infamy’
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See Heroes, Page 10A
By Katherine Lacaze
Seaside Signal
JOSHUA BESSEX/EO MEDIA GROUP
Bill Thomas, a Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the USS Medusa, salutes as Boy
Scout Troop 642 lowers the fl ag to half-staff during the Pearl Harbor Day of
Remembrance ceremony at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center Monday.
Thomas, a Seaside resident, was 20 at the time of the attack.