Federal Emergency Management Agency
Rescue crews were back in the air in Boulder County on Tuesday and the blue skies helped them get a clear handle on who still needs in help and in which areas.
The emergency airlifts of flood victims waned Tuesday, leaving rescue crews to systematically search the nooks and crannies of the northern Colorado foothills and transportation officials to gauge what it will take to rebuild the wasted landscape.
Emergency officials say about 1,000 people in Larimer County are still awaiting rescue.
Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied individual financial assistance for residents affected by the Black Forest Fire in Colorado Springs.
Nicholas Broms was trying to squeeze a better high from marijuana when his Oregon condo caught on fire. An explosion knocked out a wall, blew out his sliding glass door and torched his arms.
Military and civilian officials are weighing whether to make it easier to call in military planes to help fight wildfires, a top general said Wednesday.
Colorado is getting some help paying for last summer’s busy wildfire season.
Relief organizations from across the country, including in Colorado are on their way to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Former Federal Emergency Management Agency head Michael Brown, who is a Colorado native, offered advice and criticism to President Obama about Hurricane Sandy in an interview with Westword.