Black Forest Fire http://www.kunc.org en Black Forest Fire: Lessons Applied, Lessons Learned, Cause Undetermined http://www.kunc.org/post/black-forest-fire-lessons-applied-lessons-learned-cause-undetermined <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Burned trees abut a road in the Black Forest fire burn area. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:44:41 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 57618 at http://www.kunc.org Black Forest Fire: Lessons Applied, Lessons Learned, Cause Undetermined Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season http://www.kunc.org/post/firefighting-personnel-readying-colorado-fire-season <p>Despite Colorado’s higher than average snowpack, there’s no guarantee it will reduce the risk of wildfires in 2014. That’s why state, federal and military personal are taking the lessons learned during the severe 2012 and 2013 fire seasons to be better prepared.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54967 at http://www.kunc.org Firefighting Personnel Readying For Colorado Fire Season Black Forest Fire Chief Acted Properly Says Report http://www.kunc.org/post/black-forest-fire-chief-acted-properly-says-report <p>The Black Forest Fire/Rescue District has released some of the findings from an independent investigation into Fire Chief Bob Harvey’s response during 2013’s devastating blaze.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Andrea Chalfin & KRCC 54182 at http://www.kunc.org Black Forest Fire Chief Acted Properly Says Report Black Forest Fire Preliminary Insurance Costs Total $300 Million http://www.kunc.org/post/black-forest-fire-preliminary-insurance-costs-total-300-million <p>3,630 auto and insurance claims have been filed since the June wildfire according to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rmiia.org/index.asp" target="_blank">Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Executive Director Carole Walker expects that number will grow.</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:31:52 +0000 Grace Hood 47118 at http://www.kunc.org Black Forest Fire Preliminary Insurance Costs Total $300 Million Colorado Congressional Delegation Seeks Disaster Relief For Southern Wildfires http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-congressional-delegation-seeks-disaster-relief-southern-wildfires <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado’s full Congressional delegation is urging President Obama to approve a request from Governor John </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to issue federal major disaster declarations for the Black Forest and Royal Gorge fires.</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:37:52 +0000 Nathan Heffel 46910 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Congressional Delegation Seeks Disaster Relief For Southern Wildfires