The High Park Fire-- burning near Fort Collins-- is a challenge in two big ways... you have to put it out... but you also have to manage all the people that requires and feed them, and transport them. The seriousness of the fire-- and the complexity of the operation-- are why a special Type 1-- team took over Monday. They’re called in on the worst cases. We talk about this with Mike Ferris, a spokesman at the National Interagency Fire Center. First he explains the firefighting itself.
Big Fire, Big Guns
Take CPR News With You Wherever You Go
Get CPR News updates and listen to stories and interviews on demand, with the free Colorado Public Radio app for smartphones and tablets.
New Credit or Debit Card
Keep your Evergreen Membership up to date. If you have recently received a new credit or debit card, call Member Services to update your card information at 1-800-722-4449.
Most Viewed News
By Ben Markus