[5/30/18] Manson Fire Commissioners Firm Up Policy On Use Of Aircraft In Wildfire Events
The Board of Commissioners for Chelan County Fire District 5- Manson Volunteer Fire Department, finalized a policy at their meeting this month on use of aircraft- as we head into another wildfire season.
Manson Fire Chief, Arnold Baker, says the policy refers to the district ordering aircraft from the Forest Service to fight a wildfire within District 5…
052518 CCFD5 Aircraft Policy 1 :36 ‘..that’s a good policy.”
Baker explains that when a fire breaks out- one of the biggest factors in the outcome revolves around time and the initial attack…
052518 CCFD5 Aircraft Policy 2 :32 “…we’re spending money.”
Of primary concern to the district, Baker says, is the hillside up lake from Willow Point Park.