Letter to the editor: Fire policy needs another look
The utter foolishness of federal policies regarding forest fires is shown for all to see during the current BWCAW fire. When the fire started weeks ago, no measures were taken to extinguish it despite the dry summer that we are experiencing. Now we are seeing the mammoth undertaking underway, at great cost, to finally put the fire out before property, buildings, and even communities are consumed by the flames.
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