The Cost Of The Museum Fire: Flagstaff Recovers In The Wake Of Blaze

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:27am
Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 9:21am

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A wildland firefighter at Museum Fire
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A wildland firefighter at Museum Fire on July 27, 2019.

The Museum Fire fight is expected to cost more than $12 million, including efforts to protect against flooding in the fire’s wake.

But will that be the final price tag? What comes next as Flagstaff recovers from a fire that burned through nearly 2,000 acres?

Todd Whitney is the director of emergency management in Coconino County, and he joined The Show to talk about the effort.

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