We arrived in Payson Thursday, June 19 along with many others who were evacuated from the Heber Overgaard area. We really had no idea what to expect or how long we would be here.
We were very pleasantly surprised. We were given the V.I.P. treatment in our opinion. Everyone from hotels to veterinarians, restaurants, phone calls met us with open arms, plus discounts and in many cases, no charge!
All the volunteers at the middle school were absolutely fantastic. Your mayor, fire and police personnel were there almost around the clock for us asking what we needed. The Forest Service did a great job to keep us informed about our home areas.
All of you made what could be a very miserable situation into a good, warm feeling and experience we will not forget.
Chuck and Anita West, Overgaard