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Okanogan County Wildfire Recovery

Posted Wednesday 10/22/14
 
The number of people left homeless after Washington State's most devastating wildfire poses big challenges for Okanogan County's welfare workers.
 
Lael Duncan with the Okanogan County Community Action Council says the fire destroyed over 350 homes with over half of those homes uninsured. She says for some people the cost of insuring their homes was not affordable . . .
 
The Community Action Council acts as the lead agency in getting help to wildfire victims. 
 
An official with the Okanogan County Community Action Council says her agency is hard pressed to help the scores of wildfire victims seeking shelter from the storm.
Duncan talked about the challenges they face in a KPQ News interview . . 
 
***You can hear the entire interview on our website as a podcast****
 

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