Governor Polis Declares State of Emergency Due to Boulder County Grass Fires

Thursday, December 30, 2021

DENVER - Today, Governor Polis declared a state of emergency due to grass fires created by high winds across the Front Range. 

The declaration allows the state to access disaster emergency funds to support the emergency response efforts in Boulder and provide state resources including the use of the Colorado National Guard, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control and activation of the State Emergency Operations Center.  

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