High Park Fire
Larimer County is working with nonprofit disaster relief workers to provide free sand bags to residents who have been affected by forest fires and erosion flooding over the past two years.
A man who impersonated a firefighter during last year’s High Park Fire in Larimer County pleaded guilty on Thursday.
Last summer dozens of wolves in Rist Canyon survived one of Colorado’s biggest wildfires — the High Park Fire. Now the wolf sanctuary is trying to recover from last month’s devastating floods.
They survived a wildfire but this week some people living in Rist Canyon suffered through mudslides.
People living in Rist Canyon near the High Park burn area are cleaning up after mudslides left a mess.
A public-private partnership aimed at thinning out vegetation that could fuel catastrophic wildfires that threaten water supplies and hydroelectric facilities was announced on Friday by federal officials.
Two mudslides that blocked Poudre Canyon on Thursday afternoon were cleared within the hour.
A new mitigation project near Rist Canyon west of Fort Collins is already paying off. The project is pushing heavy rainfall off the road.
Parts of the Poudre Canyon were closed Saturday as crews cleaned up debris from two big mudslides Friday night.
There has been some flooding in the High Park burn area after about one-half an inch of rain fell Friday afternoon.