State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

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State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

Gov. Hickenlooper will make decision today whether to request aid from FEMA
Homeowners Mel and Kathy Smith talk with Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel Trena Morse, center, and April Lipinski on Tuesday during an assessment tour of flood- and debris-damaged homes and businesses.

State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

Homeowners Mel and Kathy Smith talk with Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel Trena Morse, center, and April Lipinski on Tuesday during an assessment tour of flood- and debris-damaged homes and businesses.

State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

Trevor Denny, left, with the Colorado Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and April Lipinski, center left, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency talk with Fritz Bailey, co-owner of the KOA Campground, Butch Knowlton, right, director of the La Plata County Office of Emergency Management and Lynn Kimbrough with FEMA on Tuesday as state and federal officials took part in an assessment tour of flood-damaged homes and businesses.

State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials took part in an assessment tour of flood-damaged homes and businesses.

State, federal officials assess flood damage in La Plata County

Butch Knowlton, right, director of the La Plata County Office of Emergency Management, describes how debris flows hit the KOA Campground. On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials took part in an assessment tour of flood-damaged homes and businesses.

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