County first responders help fight wildfires
Crews assist with 3 fires that are 85% to 90% contained
Last updated 10/2/2020 at 5:26pm
Fire District 7 is being pulled into out-of-state fires, and is also hoping to get the message to residents – adhere to the burn ban, and clear dry debris from residential property.
Fire danger is high due to dry conditions and resources are being tapped locally to fight out-of-state fires. Heather Chadwick, public information officer for District 7, said three fires have occurred in the Mill Creek area the past two weeks: two residential and one at a homeless encampment. Local fires add to already dangerous levels of smoke in the air.
A crew of six – three in each brush truck – were...