High Park Fire


Tue December 11, 2012

For Rist Canyon VFD, Life Slowly Returning To Normal Six Months After High Park Fire

Nathan Heffel KUNC

Life is still anything but normal for Chief Bob Gann and the Rist Canyon Volunteer firefighters. The High Park Fire destroyed one of the department’s stations and some of the volunteer’s homes in the area.

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Mon December 10, 2012

6 Months After High Park Fire, Insurance Woes Loom Large

This home near Picnic Rock was flattened by the High Park Fire, with only the foundation left.
Grace Hood KUNC


Fri December 7, 2012

All Of The 2012 Wildfires In One Stunning Picture

A close up of Colorado with fire identifications added. Color denotes intensity, with yellow being the most instense
NASA images provided by the Science Visualization Studio NASA Earth Observatory


Fri November 30, 2012

Maintaining Christmas Tradition Despite the High Park Fire

Bryce, Randy and Jean Hediger
Grace Hood KUNC

This holiday season Northern Coloradans who have turned to Rist Canyon for “choose and cut” Christmas tree farms will find empty lots due to the destructive High Park Fire.

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Wed November 21, 2012

6 Months After High Park Fire: ‘We’re Not All Better Yet. But We Will Be.’

Sharon Guli surveys her Paradise Park land. She and her husband, Mike, lost their home in the June 9 High Park Fire
Grace Hood KUNC

It’s been almost six months since the High Park Fire destroyed 259 homes in the foothills north of Fort Collins. Since the fire started on June 9, homeowners like Sharon and Mike Guli have navigated the complex worlds of clean up, insurance claims, and rebuilding. But they still have a long road ahead.

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