For people who lost homes in the Marshall Fire, insurance might not cover everything.

For people who lost homes in the Marshall Fire, insurance might not cover everything.

Losses from the Marshall Fire, which burned about 6,200 acres and more than 1,000 homes in Superior, Louisville and unincorporated parts of Boulder Country, are estimated by the Boulder County Assessor at $513 million, making it among the costliest fires in the state’s history. Standard homeowners’ insurance required by mortgage companies covers the repair and … Read more

This Boulder firefighter lost his home to the Marshall Fire. Now, peak fire season has returned

This Boulder firefighter lost his home to the Marshall Fire.  Now, peak fire season has returned

By the time he was ready to help, a Westminster fire engine was attending his neighbor’s house. It was already engulfed in flames, and the embers were spreading. “I’d say there was probably pretty consistent 50 mile an hour winds blowing up the street,” MacLaughlin said. “The water stream, which usually can blow out a … Read more