Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Camp Wilbegoway Evacuation

Following a lightning storm June 23, the Big Spring fire was first spotted by LookOut around 8:00 am on Tuesday, June 24. As Forest Service personnel searched for the location of the struck tree, it fell, igniting the wildfire approximately 1/2 mile from the Inlow property. Camp managers, Ron and Sandy Samp, stayed in close contact with the Mountainaire Ranger District and held a precautionary leaders meeting at 10:30. Some things discussed were: the warning siren to be used, an on-campus meeting location, procedures to follow, off-campus meeting location, and getting all churches home safely from the final meeting place. God provided peace and wisdom as all adults attending camp followed directions perfectly and each of the 135 people on the Inlow Campus were safely transported to Estancia High School and then allowed to travel home.

3 comments:

Donna said...

Thank you so much for the pictures of Inlow and the information.

I used to go to Inlow back in the 60's. It is where I became a Christian. It holds a specail part of my heart. I prayed that the Lord might spare it from the fires.

Prais his name, he answers prayer.

Donna

Unknown said...

Where can I find information about my child. He was evacuated from this camp and I'd like to get in touch. Worried mom in Elephant Butte New Mexico

Erin Ontiveros said...

Where can I find information about my child. He was evacuated from this camp and I'd like to get in touch. Worried mom in Elephant Butte New Mexico