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Wounded Without Weapons: Documenting first-responder PTSD

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. You’re driving up Boulder Canyon, eager to get home, when you round a curve and see a line of cars stopped in the road. It’s hot and you are in ...
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Explosion, fire destroy Gilpin home

     Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. Quick action by a neighbor saved a Gilpin County man when his home erupted in flames Sunday morning. Ryan Erickson was inside his Chalet Drive ...
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Getting victims out of crashes

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Timberline Volunteer Recruitment & Open House

Jennifer Hinderman, Gilpin County. What if No One Answered the Call? A snow storm breaks out unexpectedly in the Timberline District. A fireplace causes a home to catch fire. Cars ...
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Crash ignites two Jeeps

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It looked like a gladiator event between machines. On Saturday evening, August 9, a white Jeep with a soft top carrying four passengers left its northbound ...
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Gilpin Mitigation Grant

Emmit Hoyl, Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Grant Coordinator.     Trees are falling in Gilpin County as homeowners mitigate their property to the risks of wildfire! The Gilpin Wildfire ...
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Campfire ignites construction debris

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     Nederland Fire Protection District and United States Forest Service firefighters were alerted to a wildland fire burning in the West Magnolia Camp ...

Timberline Fire Opens New Station – Open House August 13th

The Timberline Fire Protection District is proud to announce the opening of its newest station, on Smith Hill Road at Highway 46. This is the second new station that Timberline Fire ...