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New federal fire help makes a difference

 


The federal Bureau of Land Management’s recent agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation and local fire districts has already paid off this fire season.

The USBR turned over 200,000 acres to the BLM to manage.

With Grand Coulee’s fire district already on board with the agreement, Electric City has joined up as well.

Fire Chief for Electric City Mark Payne spoke to the Electric City Council last week about the benefits of the agreement.

“Ninety percent of our district is bureau ground,” Payne said, “and so we had access to ground troops, cats; it’s really a win-win. This gives...



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