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Sidney City Council Approves Emergency Response Agreement

Prairie fires and floods are nothing new to the plains of western Nebraska, northeast Colorado and eastern Wyoming. Neither is a neighbor coming to the aid when nature strikes with a fury.

Sidney Volunteer Fire Department Chief LaVern Bown presented the Sidney City Council a mutual aid agreement involving departments from Crook, CO., to as far northwest as Harrisburg, NE.

The Tri-State Mutual Aid Association Interlocal Agreement is “for the purpose of better ensuring the safety of the lives and property of our citizens from fire loss, medical emergencies and natural disasters,” according to th...


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