Wildfires burned some 960,000 acres during the week of March 12, killed 11 people and thousands of livestock, and destroyed at least 26 homes. County Progress asked county judges from several hard-hit areas to share their experience by addressing the following:
What was the overall damage to your county?
Please describe one or two experiences during the response that help portray the magnitude of the threat and damages. What did you see? What was your “daily routine” during the most intense response period?
What was the most challenging aspect of managing the response?
What were some of the successes of your response