Story Fire Mitigation Funds Accepted by County

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An agreement between Sheridan County and the State of Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments Forestry Division was approved by the county commission which will access grant funding for the USDA's Western Wildland Urban Interface program.

County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller explained that under the program, the county partners with communities to clean up areas that are at risk for wildfires.

She said this grant will cover fire mitigation efforts in Story. And explained the process.

The grant amount shall not exceed $50,000 under the agreement.