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Preventing Fire in the Field during Harvest

Monday, August 7, 2017/Categories: General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains

It’s harvest time across the region and with this year’s high risk of fires growers are encouraged to reduce their fire risk by being prepared in the event a fire does develop.


The Northern Ag Network's Russell Nemetz spoke with Chris Barth, a BLM Fire Mitigation & Education Specialist about several fire prevention and management tips during harvest.



If a fire does occur, always remember that your personal safety is the most important thing. Don't put yourself or others in any unnecessary risk. Always call 911 as soon as you notice a fire, then try to put it out.

 

Source: Northern Ag Network

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