New program helps minimize wildfire risk

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE COUNTY — For thousands of Colorado homeowners who believed their houses weren’t at risk for wildfire destruction, the satellite images from the Waldo Canyon blaze in 2013 were a rude awakening.That fire charged its way through Colorado Springs subdivisions, totally destroying a wide swath of homes. The images also provided an equally startling view of houses that were seemingly untouched even though they stood within feet of their destroyed neighbors. There’s been many hard learned lessons from Colorado’s recent wildfire history and a new program launched by Eagle County and the Vail Board of Realtors is designed to put …

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