The evacuation was necessary [RE: 'Furious over

 

Last updated 11/8/2007 at Noon



Dear Mr. Conibear,

I agree that having to be away from my home for a whole week was frustrating; however, it was a precaution that was necessary. The firefighters needed to be sure that the fire would not travel further into town and put anyone in harm’s way.

If they let residents return to their homes right away they would just have one more thing to worry about. The fire was also making the air quality horrible to people’s health. That was also a big factor in the length of the evacuation.

You know the saying “Rather be safe than sorry.” I think in your case, they need to add ...



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