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Preparing For Wildfires Nationwide

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Wildfires have gotten so big and so numerous in recent years, it's a wonder there was NOT a National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day before now. 

But this year will mark the first such occasion, coming up on May 3rd.  It's a chance for all of us to get refresher course in getting ready for wildland fires... before they happen, and perhaps in the hope of making sure they do NOT happen.  

 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.