I am grateful we have such a competent volunteer fire department on Cortes.
Last night's incident was a scary reminder of how important it is to have effective emergency response on our island.
I ran into Eli McKenty, our Interim Fire Chief, and asked if he would share what happened:
Listen here: https://on.soundcloud.com/zVh2f
There has been a GoFundMe page created to support Sandy Emmonds, who lost her home and all her belongings:https://gofund.me/86053866