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By Andi Bourne

Meeting the Needs – Helping the Cause


August 10, 2017

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Cases of water and Gatorade are available to firefighters at the camp. Every morning they take what they need for the day and refill their packs in the evening.

SEELEY LAKE – Over the past several weeks firefighters from all over the country have come to fight the Rice Ridge Fire. The natural response is to want to help and donations have been flooding in.

While the donations of food and drinks have been appreciated, the Type 2 Incident Management Team asks the community to consider the challenges they face when accepting donations and offered some alternative suggestions that can work for everyone. The infrastructure is in place to keep the firefighters well-fed and hydrated during the duration of their assignment.


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