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Colorado Homeowners Recognize Value of Wildfire Mitigation

The cacophony of chainsaws became the soundtrack of the summer when Jean and Michael Blaisdell returned to their home after being evacuated during the Hayman fire in 2002. That’s when the Blaisdells and other residents in Ridgewood, a subdivision in …

Homeowners Build Home Designed to Withstand Wildfires

In 2002, while the Missionary Ridge Fire was burning almost 73,000 acres in southwest Colorado, the Front Range was closely watching the Hayman Fire, which burned more than 138,000 acres. For Jeff Bork and his wife, Pat Lavin, who were …