The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

THIRA brings problems, solutions to county table


One thing became very apparent at the Threat and Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (THIRA) meeting last Thursday, a flood taking out the bridge at Fort Steele would affect Carbon County’s economy for months.

Around 25 representatives from around the county attended the THIRA meeting in Rawlins to discuss the worst case scenario of a flood washing out the Fort Steele bridge crossing the Platte River on I-80.

Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator John Zeiger hosted the meeting to assist him in brain storming all the possibilities that could occur if the bridge washed out.

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