First of all – I wanted to learn more about the fire (oddly, I first learned about it from a picture my friend posted on Facebook)…So I pulled up Twitter and created a column for #lookoutfire. In addition to this, I wanted to see if I could find a radio station covering the fire. I remembered hearing about my county’s Radio Ready program, which had pre-designated stations to give disaster updates during an incident. However, this was slightly more difficult as I had to dig my radio out of the bottom of my treacherous hall closet, only to discover that the batteries were corroded – FAIL
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Source: American Red Cross Blog
Original Post: http://redcrosschat.org/2012/10/24/lookout-fire-not-lookout-fire/