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NFPD receives equipment grants

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Perhaps one of the most essential pieces of equipment in a fire district’s inventory is the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus unit. The pack enables ...
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Motorcycle accident injures two

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   The mountain’s highways were glutted with vehicles over the gorgeous weekend and many of them were motorcyclists out for a ride on the high country ...
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Asphalt truck driver injured in rollover

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   On Thursday morning, May 19, the driver of a tractor-trailer lost control of his vehicle on the Peak to Peak Highway, near the Sugarloaf intersection ...
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Reserve chili brings in bucks

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Bright light in the night : Forest Service begins burning slash piles

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   This is the time of year when mountain residents are apt to see piles of slash burning in the forest service mitigation areas. As foresters watch ...
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A night of awards for Ned firefighters

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Once a year the Nederland Fire Protection District firefighters, their families, the board of directors and a bunch of future firefighters gather to recap ...
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Rollover on Magnolia

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   On Tuesday morning, November 10, the Timberline Fire Protection District was toned out to a rollover accident with the patient pinned inside the ...
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Local firefighters participate in prescribed burn

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   On Monday, firefighters from the Nederland Fire Protection District as well as from Timberline Fire Protection District joined other Boulder County ...
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Fire ban enacted for western Boulder County and Gilpin County

Heidi Prentup, Boulder County On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, Sheriff Joe Pelle enacted a fire ban for the mountain area of Boulder County. The mountain area includes all unincorporated ...
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