High Park Fire
Last summer’s High Park Fire in Larimer County not only destroyed homes and property, it also caused some bad damage on air quality.
Colorado is getting some help paying for last summer’s busy wildfire season.
This past year was one of our worst wildfire seasons on record in Colorado. Even so, the U.S. Senate voted against a plan providing half a billion dollars in wildfire funding and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall isn’t pleased.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is criticizing his colleagues’ rejection of an amendment he says would have fully funded the Forest Service’s Wildland Fire Management Account ahead of next year’s wildfire season.
It’s a first in the aftermath of the High Park Fire. Larimer County has issued a certificate of occupancy for a rebuilt home.
The High Park fire destroyed 259 homes when it burned in the foothills west of Fort Collins last summer.
Investigators say during the Lower North Fork Fire one of the men on the lines was not a real firefighter. He’s also accused of impersonating a firefighter during the High Park Fire.
They’re trying to move on with their lives after a disastrous wildfire, and now victims of the High Park Fire are getting help from a group of generous contractors.
Aerial mulching is part of $2.5 million set aside for Colorado to help repair the damage from our summer of devastating wildfires.
What started as a small idea when the Waldo Canyon Fire was burning this summer is now making a big difference for victims.