Wildland crew on duty in mid-valley for summertime

7th May, 2015 by

By scott miller

AVON — The Eagle River Fire Protection District for the second year in a row has a team of wildland-dedicated firefighters to serve the district through the summer season. The crews will spend the next couple of weeks training in preparation for what could turn out to be an active wildfire season. Last summer, a pilot program for the seasonal wildland team concept was conducted in partnership with the town of Avon and was determined to have provided a number of benefits. In addition to strengthening the fire district’s response and suppression capabilities, the crews also focused on improving community …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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