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Wildfires take toll on patrol cars

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OKANOGAN — After driving thousands of miles in the last few weeks to notify hundreds of residents that they were threatened by wildfire, the aging patrol cars at the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office have reached their limit.

The engines on two vehicles blew, and a half a dozen more are in the shop, said Sheriff Frank Rogers. “If anybody else’s broke, we don’t have another rig,” he said.

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