Administrators don't always notice how quickly brush and dry grass accumulates between the chain link fencing and the avenues that pass by on all sides of the school. There's little reason for anyone to drop by when school is closed for the summer.
There's no lottery to choose a local resident to make the call. It boils down to a concerned citizen finding out who to contact and doing it now instead of later.
As lovely as the greenery seems, the dead leaves and branches underneath are fodder for a carelessly tossed cigarette or heated piece of broken glass to ignite a flame. 100 degree plus weather and strong winds spread the flames.
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But not in this case. Someone made the call and expressed their concern. School administrators responded by sending out a professional crew immediately to trim, clean, and make the area more resistant to the danger of fire. It looks so much better, doesn't it?
It's all part of being a good neighbor. And, as Smokey says, "Only you can prevent