Letter to the Editor 3-21-14
The first day of spring, 2014, will forever be logged in our memories.
What was a quiet, warm spring day quickly turned frightening and surreal as we witnessed smoke and then fire quickly approach our home and homes of our neighbors.
However, that said, it was also a day we will remember as one of comfort and reassurance.
We were quickly surrounded by rural and city firefighters, the Sheriff's Department and EMTs.
Familiar faces, members of our community, who each expertly and efficiently continued to perform their job until the threat was extinguished and under control.
It was good to see the joint effort of rural and city fire departments, using a mutual aid agreement to protect when life and property are at stake.
We wish we could thank each of you personally. We will be forever grateful and thankful for each of you and your willingness to share your talents when we needed them most. Our community is truly fortunate to have such dedicated members.
Clayton and Jayme Peterson
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