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    Jefferson County Opening Fire Disaster Recovery Center


    Jefferson County is opening the Lower North Fork Fire Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Conifer tomorrow to assist residents whose homes and property are damaged by the fire.

    The Fire Disaster Recovery Center is a one-stop location for community members to go for assistance and recovery information regarding the Lower North Fork Wildfire. There will be agencies, departments and organizations available to answer questions; and there will be written information for community members to take for future reference.

    Times for the DRC:
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1
    9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, April 2

    Location:
    West Jefferson Middle School, 9449 West Barnes Avenue, Conifer, Colorado

    The Jefferson County Commissioners have invited several agencies, departments and organizations to participate. The following have confirmed that they will have representatives at the Disaster Recovery Center:

    American Red Cross
    Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Emergency Management and Division of Local Government
    Colorado Department of Natural Resources
    Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Insurance and local insurance carriers
    Colorado Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (COVOAD)
    Jefferson Center for Mental Health
    Jefferson County Building Division
    Jefferson County Commissioners and County Administrator
    Jefferson County Human Services
    Jefferson County Public Health
    Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control
    Mountain Resource Center
    Salvation Army

    The Church of the Brethren will provide child care to community members while at the Disaster Recovery Center.

    For more information, call 303-271-4919.




    March 30, 2012


    Last Updated: 6-10-2013