Wildfire and Flash Flood Preparedness Meeting

Flood and Wildfire Preparedness Community Meeting, 4/11/18

Topics

  • Spring-Summer 2018 Forecast (National Weather Service-Pueblo)
  • Waldo Canyon Fire Burn Scar Recovery
  • Flood Mitigation Along Waldo Burn Scar
  • Reducing the Wildfire Risk 
  • Evacuation Planning: Ready, Set, Go

“In recent years Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region have experienced both wildfire and flash flooding that have devastated parts of our community, and should keep us all mindful that we continue to live with the threat of wildfire and the aftermath of flash flooding,” said Kevin Madsen, Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management deputy director. “With continued dry conditions anticipated through the summer, this meeting serves to inform residents of the risk for these local hazards and provide information and resources to prepare their family and property in the event they may need to leave their homes due to an emergency.”

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