3,000 goats helping to prevent wildfires in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Oakland Fire Department has released 3,000 hungry goats to help make fire season a little safer.

Oakland Fire says they will eat their way through the dry grass at King Estates Open Space Park.

The Oakland Fire Department tweeted the video on Thursday.

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It shows how high the dry grass has grown.

It's all part of the Oakland Fire's annual vegetation management program.

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