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Monday, September 06, 2010
The Fourmile Fire burned 169 homes to the ground and destroyed more than 6,000 acres of wildlands. Over 3,000 residents of the steep, forested area were forced to evacuate. By the time the fire was extinguished it had cleared the area of so much vegetation that it will remain prone to flash flooding for generations.
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State Information

Community Preparedness Program Manager
Governor's Office of Homeland Security

Cathy Prudhomme
9195 East Mineral Avenue - Suite 234
Centennial, CO 80112
(720) 852-6650 (office)
Ready Colorado

Colorado Office of Preparedness, Security, and Fire Safety
690 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 329-5835
Ready Colorado

Local Information

Colorado Department of Local Affairs
Division of Emergency Management
690 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80215
(303) 329-5835

Denver FD/OEM
1437 Bannock St., Room 3
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 913-3481

Denver Manager of Safety's Office
1331 Cherokee - Room 302
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 913-6020

Denver UASI - READYColorado
1437 Bannock Street - Room 3
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 865-7654

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

Colorado State Citizen Corps
9195 East Mineral Avenue, Suite 270
Centennial, CO 80112
(720) 852-6650

Localized Ready Programs

READYColorado is a public awareness campaign supported by public and private partners who want to help all Coloradans protect life during disasters and emergencies.

Last Updated: 08/20/2019