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Marshall Fire

Marshall Fire
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“Where do we go to escape this?” The Marshall fire is Colorado’s new reality.

The Marshall fire’s spread through a densely developed, urban environment made one thing clear: Very few parts of Colorado are completely safe from wildfire.

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Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

Climate and fire experts say they must now do even more to layer new sensor technology atop decades of firefighting experience to prevent more fires like the one that devastated Louisville and Superior.

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Marshall fire survivors who lost their vehicles face mobility challenges

Those replacing cars face high prices and low inventory. Disaster response agencies are lining up other rides.

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Investigators find small bone fragments in search for 91-year-old woman missing after the Marshall fire

The fragments were found at the Superior home of Edna Nadine Turnbull, who tried to rescue her dogs from the fire.

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There was no red flag warning the day of the Marshall fire. Forecasters are now rethinking their standards.

Some experts say they’re concerned that muddled messaging, not originally intended to warn the public, fails to effectively warn people about threats in disaster-prone areas.

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Survivors share what they’ve learned from their painful experience with Colorado wildfires

Every wildfire has its differences, but some common challenges arise. From insurance to emotional wellbeing, here’s what they had to say about recovery.

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Amid the charred ruins of Colorado wildfires, a sense of community evolves with the rebuild

While those touched by the Marshall fire regroup and reimagine their future, previous disasters reveal how fire reshapes the natural and human landscapes

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A 91-year-old woman is still missing two weeks after the Marshall fire

Nadine Turnbull lived in a home burned on the outskirts of the town of Superior

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Supply and labor shortages double the time it’ll take to rebuild homes lost in the Marshall fire

Housing and construction management professionals estimated it could take up to three years to rebuild homes from scratch

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Rebuilding after disaster takes a community — and a streamlined process — say Coloradans who lost homes in Waldo Canyon fire

Fires destroyed 347 houses in 2012, but the Mountain Shadows community in Colorado Springs found ways to work with city officials, contractors and others to rebuild fast, and now offer help to Marshall fire victims.

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Authorities identify Boulder County man as first confirmed death in Marshall fire

The county coroner’s office continues to investigate the death of Robert Sharpe, 69

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“Hang on to one another”: Joe Biden consoles Marshall fire survivors during Colorado visit

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper Gov. Jared Polis and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, whose district includes the burned neighborhoods, accompanied Biden during his visit

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For those who lost it all in the Marshall fire, finding new homes is an uphill battle

Boulder County already faced a brutal housing shortage. That was before hundreds of homes burned.

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First phone alert for the Marshall fire sent 42 minutes after it started — and only to 215 contacts

Authorities released details on the delayed alert after residents complained that they received little or no notice to flee the inferno riding 100 mph wind gusts

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Marshall fire destroyed 1,084 homes collectively worth more than $513 million, authorities now say

Of the homes destroyed, 550 were in Louisville, 378 were in Superior and 156 were in unincorporated Boulder County.

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Boulder County fire victims have insurance questions. Here are some answers.

Are you underinsured? (Possibly.) Should you wait for a master builder to redo the whole neighborhood? (No.) Can you get a living expenses check now? (Yes. Do it.) Meanwhile, all Colorado homeowners should do this tuneup.

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The minute-by-minute story of the Marshall fire’s wind-fueled tear through Boulder County

It took just over an hour for flames to make their way from Colorado 93 east of Eldorado Springs to Louisville. People in the fire’s path were caught off guard. Some barely escaped.

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Investigators find partial human remains in Marshall fire wreckage

The remains were found along Marshall Road in unincorporated Boulder County. Authorities are also searching the remnants of a home in Superior for a second missing person.

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President Joe Biden will tour Boulder County fire damage on Friday

The visit was announced by U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, a Lafayette Democrat, who said he and Gov. Jared Polis will accompany Biden during the visit.

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“Is this another fire?”: Sisters haunted by the loss of their home in Marshall fire now face returning to school

Boulder Valley School District to reopen Wednesday despite petition signed by 5,200 calling for delay.

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Donors send more than $12 million to Marshall fire victims through wildfire fund

Community Foundation Boulder County is creating an advisory committee to help recommend how to use the funds best.

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