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“An incredible frustration”: Boulder County fire officials have long sought better wildfire escape routes

The concern about escape paths has gained new urgency after the 2021 Marshall fire destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Boulder County.

Wildfire

4,000 cars, one exit: Residents in growing neighborhoods worry their new neighbors could crowd wildfire escape routes

Proposed developments in Conifer and Colorado Springs have raised concern over wildfire preparedness as fires become more intense and the state continues to grow.

Wildfire

Could a new insurance-premium fee prevent Colorado’s next big natural disaster? Some lawmakers say yes.

House Bill 1208 would impose a fee on certain insurance premiums and then distribute the money generated to communities looking to do disaster mitigation projects

Politics and Government