King Harald and Queen Sonja met both the task force and those involved when they visited Flatanger Friday.
King and Queen were first shown the fire areas by helicopter. Then it was the first stop Lauvsnes school. There the king and queen were greeted by cheering schoolchildren and kindergarten children while Mayor Olav Jørgen Bjørkås showed them around.
After the visit to Lauvsnes the trip went on to the hard-hit Hasvåg, where the royal couple were welcomed by Aage Hasvåg.
- It is a lovely place otherwise. I realize this is a popular resort, said the Queen during the tour, according the local newspaper Trønder Avisa.