Feds come to assist volunteers with Nebraska wildfire fights


It seems the daily forecasts from the National Weather Service office always include high wind and red flag messages. News bulletins coming into our office often relate to wildfires.

There have been so many wildfires in Nebraska this week that federal emergency management people have taken over the fight in some locations.

With no rain, high winds and low humidity on Tuesday morning, Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team One reported a Red Flag Warning was in effect from noon until 8 p.m. that day. Temperatures were predicted to be in the 70’s with winds from the south shifting to so...


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