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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

County hearing to address Firewise grant

WORLAND – Wildland fire mitigation will be a topic of discussion at the regular county commission meeting on Tuesday, when a public hearing will be held to lay out the parameters of a 2017 Firewise grant, obtained by the county.

 

November 4, 2017



WORLAND – Wildland fire mitigation will be a topic of discussion at the regular county commission meeting on Tuesday, when a public hearing will be held to lay out the parameters of a 2017 Firewise grant, obtained by the county.

A federal program to aid county fire wardens with wildland fire mitigation, the grant also provides educational resources for homeowners in other than urban areas, easily threatened by wildland fires.

“We got the first Firewise grant in 2012, and it expired in September of this year,” explained Washakie County Fire Warden Chris Kocher. “With it, we were able...



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