Posts Tagged ‘fires’
The Fourmile Canyon fire was a very personal and emotional event for many of us in Boulder. I knew it was no ordinary fire by about noon that Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6, when, sitting at my desk in northwest Boulder, just across the street from [...]
Using NASA satellite imagery of beetle-kill areas and comparing it to areas ravaged by wildfires, they’ve concluded forests hit hard by the bugs might actually be less prone to wildfires, raising the question of how much money and manpower [...]
The First Nations People make up a large portion of the "Hot Shot" teams through out the USA. They travel all over the United States fighting forest fires, etc, where ever they are called. Its a place where our Warriors can be Warriors, [...]
The folks at DigitalGlobe have posted a new (9/10/10), infrared satellite image of the fire damage here.
As strong winds whipped up again overnight in the Boulder area, where a Colorado record 169 homes have already been destroyed in the ongoing Fourmile Canyon Fire, there’s also a growing firestorm of debate over how climate change contributes to [...]
Current wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity, and other weather data are available at the NCAR Foothills Lab. Update 18:36, 9/9/10, from City of Boulder Press Release: City clarifies earlier advisory; area of concern is north of [...]
Around 2:00 pm our crew was assigned to triage some structures. We traveled down a narrow long windy road with power lines crossing it. We did not know if the lines were hot or not. All these are watch out signs. It was not the best place [...]
An amazing collection of fire photos are available at the Fourmile Canyon Wildfire blog on Flickr: Fourmile Canyon Wildfire in Colorado
Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam provided the City Council with an update on the status of fire fighting efforts in an email at 12:13 p.m. today (Sept. 8, 2010). The text of that email follows: Dear Council Members, As you know, effective [...]
Boulder County is asking that all residents who have been evacuated due to the Fourmile Canyon wildfire please contact the county. Go to www.bouldercounty.org/newsroom/templates/bocodefault.aspx?articleid=2300&zoneid=1 for details.