Wildfire preparedness a community effort

Wildfire preparedness a community effort
Local News

By Scott Miller

VAIL — The fire danger in the Vail Valley is low right now, thanks to a wetter-than-normal spring and summer. But a firefighter’s job is, in large part, pondering what might happen, so officials in Vail are working to make the town a “fire adapted community,” and for that they need the public’s help.Vail Fire Chief Mark Novak and wildland fire specialist Paul Cada Tuesday talked to the Vail Town Council about ways to make the community better able to confront and survive wildfires.While this summer seems to be fireproof, at least now, Novak said that a few weeks of …

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