WATCH: President Biden speaks after touring Marshall fire disaster area

January 7, 2022

President Joe Biden visited the Marshall fire disaster area in Boulder County on Friday. He met with people affected by last week's fire and offered brief remarks about available aid from the federal government.

One death has been confirmed as a result of the fire that tore through Boulder county last week, and about 1,000 homes were destroyed.

An investigation into the start of the most destructive fire in Colorado history is underway, and early indications show that firefighters lost crucial time in identifying the start of the fire because they were distracted by what they believed was a downed power line in the area and couldn't see the flames.

You can watch the President's remarks above or on our Facebook page.

Editor's note: This post has been updated to reflect that the President's remarks have concluded.

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