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July 24, 2013
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Fire Safe Council allowed to falter

Twenty-four large fires were burning in the West earlier this summer, thousands of residents were evacuated from their homes, media video showed houses burning to the ground, and the airwaves were filled with public service announcements and interviews imploring homeowners to increase protection of their property and lives. The ever-dangerous fire season 2013 is well underway. However, something is missing. A critical ally in the mission to protect homes and communities from the devastation of wildfire is noticeably absent. One of this nation’s most effective community protection organizations, the Nevada Fire Safe Council, is nowhere to be seen. What happened? …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 24, 2013 08:47AM Published Jul 24, 2013 08:46AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.