Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best

Jon Drollinger poses for a photo in the back of a mini-ambulance in Idaho Falls on Thursday. The Idaho Falls Fire Department has learned from other nations to prepare for the upcoming eclipse by utilizing a mini-ambulance and golf carts to access patients quickly in the event of congested traffic. John Roark /

As people from around the world flood into Idaho Falls to witness Monday’s total eclipse, city officials are making final emergency preparations.

Source: Solar Eclipse 2017

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