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Fire district training drills set for this month

Drill, baby, drill.

It’s not just a Sarah Palin slogan. Locally, it’s the approach Skagit County Fire District 13 is taking to prepare for emergency and disaster scenarios in greater La Conner.

The fire district has planned two major training drills this month – a June 26 exercise at the La Conner Marina and a wildland fire practice session June 27 on the Swinomish Reservation.

The district held a windstorm training exercise on March 30.

The drills are designed to prepare fire district personnel and neighboring firefighters and emergency medical technicians – including La Conner Hook & Ladder...


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