Quick dollars for wildfire suppression critical to containment, committee hears
Last updated 1/28/2016 at 4:38pm
OLYMPIA-When a fire broke out in Asotin County last summer, Noel Hardin said a delay in state resources led to a bigger, more costly blaze.
The fire chief for District 1 in the county says that by the time the fire was contained it cost $2 million to fight, but could have been much cheaper with faster support from the state.
"The helicopter bill at that time would've been somewhere between thre...