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Baptism by wildfire for Red Cross leader

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It has been a baptism by wildfire for Nicolle LaFleur, executive director of the North Cascades and Apple Valley chapters of the American Red Cross.

All of us who live in North Central Washington should feel fortunate that LaFleur was at the helm when this disaster struck.

LaFleur, who came to our valley after extensive experience with the Red Cross in Asia, understood immediately what needed to be done when the Carlton Complex fires started incinerating homes and devastating…

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