FEMA denies expanded aid to fire victims

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected a request from Gov. John Hickenlooper for expanded aid to uninsured and underinsured property owners who suffered losses in the High Park Fire.

Larimer County Manager Linda Hoffmann said Tuesday the federal government determined that the additional aid is not warranted.

One person died in the High Park fire, which started June 9 and destroyed 136 square miles and 259 homes west of Fort Collins.

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  • by Anonymous on Aug 8, 2012 at 08:03 AM
    Well it is the Governments fault we have so much fuel in the forest, and no way to drive in and stop a flame.
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