Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Do You Have Essential Wildfire Knowledge?

The devastation Hawaii is experiencing due to wildfire is heart-wrenching to see and a sobering reminder to take stock of our own preparedness in the event of such a catastrophe closer to home.

Local emergency response personnel plan, train and equip for disasters, but those efforts are only one side of a preparedness partnership. During major incidents, first responders can be overwhelmed; there simply are not enough resources initially available to help all who need it. For this reason, it is critical for the other side of that partnership, the public, to take responsibility for preparing...

 

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