Keyword: fire mitigation
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Working Together to Reduce Wildfire Risk in Jefferson County

Colorado watched last year the devastating impact of catastrophic fires. Homes were destroyed, families displaced and more than 625,000 acres of land scorched. Firefighters and law enforcement put … more

Colorado lawmakers talk wildfire solutions

On July 31, 2020, a lightning strike ignited the Pine Gulch Fire near Grand Junction. Drought, hot weather and inaccessible terrain combined to make it spread, and quickly grow, beyond containment. … more

Jeffco seeking residents ideas for disaster mitigation projects, priorities

Anyone who has spent much time in Evergreen or Conifer likely knows the area has a long list of needs when it comes to reducing the potential harm posed by wildfires. However, they also likely … more

Wildfire task force report IDs Evergreen/Conifer threat

Jefferson County’s mountain communities are literally a spark away from calamity, and it will take some serious money and coordination to avoid the worst of it.  That is the takeaway from the … more
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