July 19, 2023
Editor’s note: We are fast approaching fire season. I found this old Mountaineer article written by Arnold Hokanson and decided to run it to remind us all to be careful and watchful because of all the rain we now have amble fuel for fire this summer. Take the necessary precautions. Don’t drive in tall dry grass. Lubricate all equipment. Don’t work in the fields when it gets hot and drier. Never throw your cigarette out the window.
The clouds rolled, in the early evening of one recent hot summer day. The few raindrops that fell in a fast and furious manner, and dampened the top of...