Wildfire Mitigation

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The Lefthnad Fire Protection District Community Wildfire Protection Plan was developed in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Healthy Forests Restoration Act (2003) and the Colorado State Forest Service's Minimum Standards for Community Wildfire Protection Plans (2004/2009).

The full plan can be viewed here.

Fire Adapted Communities

Every year thousands of wildfires burn millions of acres across the United States. It’s not if, but when the next wildfire will threaten your community. The Fire Adapted Communities website offers information and specific actions you can take, no matter what your role, to reduce your risk to the next wildfire. Do your part to protect your community now!

Mitigation Services

Lefthand Fire Protection District offers Mitigation assessments and will come to your home to inform you of how to best protect your space from wildfire. To schedule an assessment or for information on how to protect your home, contact: (720) 214-0560 Chris O'Brien cobrien@lefthandfire.org

2016 Mitigation Rates

Labor (per person):

$40/hr

Chipper:

Minimum Rate: $100

$100/hour

Truck/Equipment Costs:

$50/day

$25 per 1/2 day, Minimum (1-4 hrs)