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Safety Bullletin: Fire Lines & Pipelines SAFETY BULLETIN: FIRE LINES &PIPELINES This safety bulletin provides real-life, SAFETY BULLETIN: FIRE LINES &PIPELINES practical information for emergency Summary:Many types of emergency situations, especially wildland fires, can ae brffect buried utilities. eaks/lines, theyresponders when constructing fire lines When firefighters use the right-of-way (ROW) to mow avt risk te equipmeno be injurt and build fired. 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