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SEASONAL WILDFIRE DANGER ALERT & EVACUATION PRACTICE

On Saturday, May 28 from noon to 4 pm the Saturna Emergency Program volunteers will be conducting an exercise to practice evacuation for part of the island because of the discovery of a wildfire.  This is a very real threat for Saturna and, already this month, visitors have lit fires when there is a ban on all outdoor fires.  Cigarette butts have been dropped into dry grass and leaves.  Each of us needs to do our part to educate both other residents and visitors.

We may not have as many people as Fort McMurray, but the whole island could be lost in a very short space of time and...

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