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Three Eagles Radio Covers Wildfire

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 11/1/2019

Three Eagles Communications’ KBVC-FM Buena Vista, Colo., provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Decker wildfire in Salida, Colo., that began in September and burned for more than five weeks. The Decker fire spread over 8,118 acres. KBVC provided lifeline coverage, even as the fire forced three of the station’s four transmitters to alternate broadcast sites. “We at Heart of the Rockies Radio believe to be there at the time of need to relay important information in a timely and non-sensational manner is the cornerstone of being a true, live local radio station,” said a station promo. Listen to the full clip.

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