Thanks for helping

put on a great event

The Pine Strawberry Firewise Day was a very successful educational opportunity for our community this year thanks to our sponsors: Farm Bureau Financial Services and Natural Beauty Tree Works.

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the individuals and agencies who helped to make this a great event including CERT, Duane Ridl of Farm Bureau Financial Services, Stephen Mckelvey of Arizona State Forestry, Tonto National Forest Payson Ranger District, American Red Cross, Pine Strawberry Next Door, Fallen Feathers, Phoenix Herpetological, Arizona Game and Fish, Tonto Amateur Radio Club, Spydermonkey Arts, Arizona Trails, Tonto Search and Rescue, Arizona Public Service, David Mikulak of Natural Beauty Tree Works, Gila County Sheriff Sgt. Dennis Newman and Chief Gary Morris of Pine Strawberry Fire District.

A special thanks goes to our helicopter agencies: the Department of Public Safety Ranger helicopter and the Tonto Forest Service helicopter and crew. And, of course, our amazing community of volunteers.

Mike Brandt,

Pine Strawberry Fuel Reduction

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