“This is what we do, us farmers. If you see smoke, you just get your rig and head to it.”- Roland Barkey, commenting on the partnership between fire departments and local farmers in protecting local communities.
Fires that started the morning of Monday March 6th, 2017 in northeastern Colorado raged for days, destroying homes, vehicles and cattle in its path. Farmers teamed up with fire fighters to dig fire lines in an attempt to contain the spread of the fire.
DS Environmental has done a substantial amount of work with fire damage clean up and action plan development. If your home is affected by a fire or flood, contact DS Environmental at (303)286-9094 to ease a difficult process with expert advice and quality service.
Read on here to learn about the drought conditions that prompted the fire, as well as community responses to the destruction.