Commissioner Dave Schulz says he's convinced his county is a
designated home for a ``concentration camp'' in case of civil
Schulz says he has copies of documents, although he hasn't been
able to confirm the rumor.
Federal officials say they have no idea where the commissioner
got the notion of civilian detention camps.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman says it sounds
like an urban legend and a Pentagon spokesman says he's not aware of
any planned camps in Okanogan County or elsewhere.
Rumors of planned U.S. detention facilities appear on dozens of
Schulz says he thinks the plan has been written in the event of a
national emergency where martial law is necessary, and hopes it
never becomes necessary.