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Zion steps up to help


Last updated 11/8/2007 at Noon

Early Tuesday, October 23, Zion Lutheran School Principal Nancy Swanlund and teacher Dan Fischer contacted the Chamber of Commerce and offered the use of our facilities.

We ended up with five firefighters from Arizona on Tuesday evening. Beginning Wednesday we hosted an average of 90 firefighters and 170 National Guard and Air Force troops.

The firefighters were gone by Saturday morning but the Guard stayed through the evening of Monday, October 29. During that time, we conservatively estimate that more than 2,500 meals were served and well over 2,000 showers were taken. In addition, we p...

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