Willows community gathers to celebrate Smokey Bear

Families gathered at the US Forest Service office in Willows to celebrate a national icon.

Posted: Aug 7, 2019 6:16 PM

Willows, Calif. - North State families came together at the Mendocino National Forest Service Office in Willows to celebrate a special birthday. 

Smokey Bear turned 75-years-old on Wednesday. Children and adults showed up at the facility to enjoy diverse activities, from connect-the-dot worksheets to learning about fire prevention safety. 

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