Westminster aids with flood recovery efforts
(Sep 18, 2013)
Ten Westminster Fire Department personnel are currently deployed to aid with flood recovery efforts.
Firefighters are involved in urban search and rescue, dive team rescues, and as medics on evacuation choppers in North Boulder County.
Additionally, Westminster’s emergency manager is helping run the Adams County flood assistance center.
WFD will continue to send personnel as needed to the affected areas as long as local coverage is maintained.
Funding for these types of efforts are typically reimbursed from state and federal funds.