BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire seasonal firefighters after an especially long and difficult wildfire season. Multiple wildfires ripped through the area this past year.
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Those fires include the Calwood Fire, which destroyed at least 20 homes and forced thousands to evacuate.READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger
The seasonal firefighters will help put out fires as well as handle prescribed burns, clearing out underbrush and dead trees, as well as planting new ones.MORE NEWS: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened 'Short Time' After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says