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Firefighters make headway employing new strategy with Favoretta mulch fire

Firefighters make headway employing new strategy with Favoretta mulch fire

February 2, 2023 – Firefighters are making headway on the mulch fire at Arrow Materials near Favoretta after employing new strategies to extinguish it that include dismantling it into smaller and more manageable piles that are directly impacted by the water from the water resources set up around the perimeter. Flagler County Fire Rescue has been assisting the Florida Forest Service and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the lead response agencies. “We have put approximately 103,000 gallons of water on the piles the first day,” said Florida Forest Service District Manager Anthony Petellat. “There is some smoke emitting from the…
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Flagler County Senior Services Division serves up gratitude, turkey in the spirit of the holiday

Flagler County Senior Services Division serves up gratitude, turkey in the spirit of the holiday

November 21, 2022 – Flagler County Senior Services Division will spend time this week serving up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to those who take part in the Senior Center Program at Church on the Rock and is also part of the distribution of turkeys and other holiday fixings as part of the Feed Flagler campaign. “It’s what the holiday season is all about – good company, a hot meal, and kindness offered to warm the heart,” said Health and Human Services Director Joseph Hegedus. “I am fortunate to have such a caring team that cherishes all of our residents here in…
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