Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Baker, Montana Firefighters Wedding Reception Is Wedding Crashed When First Responders Alert Ring After EF-3 Tornado Hits

 Becca and Hugo Bumgardner, both of them Baker firefighters, had rather a big day on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Becca Bumgardner)

Posted: Jun 15, 2016 7:58 AM CST Updated: Jun 15, 2016 8:03 AM CST



Hugo and Becca Bumgardner were wed Saturday evening in Marmarth, N.D., 15 miles east of their home in Baker.

Like nine or 10 people on hand for the wedding, Hugo and Becca are members of the Baker Rural Fire Department. At the reception afterward, right after dinner, numerous pagers started going off, alerting them to one of the biggest disasters in the history of Baker.

“We had just finished eating,” Becca said, “and thank goodness we got through the meal, because we were up pretty much all through the night.”

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