Wildland fire suppression in and around Douglas County the last 18 months totaled $9.2 million, and cost the East Fork fire district just over $1 million after cost sharing.
East Fork Fire Chief Tod Carlini provided commissioners Thursday with a summary of fire activity that he said was the costliest in the district's history.
-- 17,881 acres burned; of which 2,346 acres were privately owned;
-- 24 structures were lost;
-- Five firefighters were injured, but there were no documented civilian injuries;
-- Total fire suppression costs were $9,217,882; East Fork costs $1,059,342;
-- East Fork was reimbursed …