Remember, only you can prevent wildfires! Here is link to a USA Today news article with embedded video that takes a look at the history of Smokey Bear. Continue reading Happy 75th Birthday, Smokey Bear!
FireSafe Flathead and Marion Fire Department have teamed up to bring to present a 1-hour film that addresses fire history, forest regimes, changing climate, wildfire response, mechanical treatments, prescribed fire, air quality, home assessments, and more. Following the video there will be time to ask local emergency personnel questions. Continue reading Era of Megafires
Marion’s crew arrived in Southern California and is now staged in Camarillo, Ventura County, California to fight the Woolsey Fire. Continue reading Marion Crew Staged in Camarillo, CA
Marion’s board of trustees agreed to send three firefighters (Fire Chief Katie Mast, FF Jessica Barrett, and Shelby Crandall) and one fire engine (1131) to fight the devastating fires in California. According to Chief Mast, she and her crew will be assigned to the Woolsey Fire near Chino. They left this morning. Their estimated return date is November 27th. The State of California will pay … Continue reading Marion Crew Headed to Fight California Fire