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NEWS RELEASE: Prepare for Wildland Fire Season Now

posted Apr 19, 2019, 3:41 PM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Apr 19, 2019, 3:44 PM ]

Wildland fire season came early to Clark County this year. Clark County Fire District 3 has responded to four significant incidents in the past month. Property owners started clearing and burning debris on their property when winds whipped up and the fires got out of control. In one instance, a fire grew to dozens of acres.

Chief Scott Sorenson says that this was a good reminder for the fire district and homeowners alike to prepare for wildland fire season.

 “Many of the properties in our fire district are located in that urban-wildland interface, which makes them vulnerable,” he said. “It’s important for property owners to prepare now for what is promising to be a challenging fire season.”

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