There are signs that the Rockport area struck by last summer's fire is recovering well. In the meantime, though, another summer is starting, and we're dealing with what Summit County Emergency manager Kevin calls, our biggest annual hazard. Rick Brough has more.
With the fire season coming on, an idea being explored by state government could have a major impact on counties and cities. The Summit County Council heard Wednesday that the state might take on all the costs on fire fighting. Rick Brough has more.
The weather-watchers at the National Weather Service are guarding against the hazards that come after the fires are put out---that is, flash floods or debris slides when heavy rainfall hits the slopes denuded by fire. Rick Brough has more.