Behind the Badge

Nov 04

[ARCHIVED] Marshall Fire Recovery Tour: An Up-close Look

The original item was published from November 3, 2022 12:35 PM to November 4, 2022 8:55 AM

The Jeffco Commissioners attending a Marshall Fire Recovery Tour.jpgThe Board of County Commissioners joined Director Mike Willis, CO Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, and his team, on March 3 to tour an area devastated by the Marshall Fire. The tour created an opportunity to learn about the local recovery efforts, policy needs, coordination complexities and other issues facing the community.

On December 30, 2021, the devastating fire roared through Superior and portions of Louisville, Colorado. At last count, 1,084 homes and seven commercial structures were destroyed, and 149 homes and another 30 commercial structures were damaged by the Marshall Fire. 

Visit Jefferson County’s Emergency Management and Preparedness Team’s website to learn more about their efforts and mission areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery. To learn more about the recovery efforts, visit Marshall Fire Recovery or Superior Recovers.