Sunday, October 20, 2019

"This is a massive, societal undertaking"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"While traveling to Yellowstone National Park in a car during the summer of 2018, state Rep. Marjorie Decker and her family were escorted by pilot cars through active wildfires, the road illuminated by glowing flames. 
“It was 40 minutes of driving through thick smoke with (my two) grandmothers and the kids,” said Decker, D-Cambridge, as volunteer firefighters chopped down trees to allow drivers through. Some residents were evacuated, while others stayed put and went about their daily lives, taking detours around fires and limiting their time outside. 
While on the road, Decker said her family had to regularly monitor for smoke, air quality and location of the fires. 
“Boy, my anxiety was just right up there,” she said."

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"This is a massive, societal undertaking"
"This is a massive, societal undertaking"

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