416 Fire damage inspires new legislation to better protect homeowners

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416 Fire damage inspires new legislation to better protect homeowners

Flooding and mudslides threaten homes long after flames are doused
Mike Glowac was in a bit of disbelief July 24, 2018, after rains fell over the 416 Fire burn area, sending floodwaters past his home on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango. Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation that would make it easier for residents and local governments to secure funds to mitigate threats immediately after wildfires.

416 Fire damage inspires new legislation to better protect homeowners

Mike Glowac was in a bit of disbelief July 24, 2018, after rains fell over the 416 Fire burn area, sending floodwaters past his home on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango. Federal lawmakers have introduced legislation that would make it easier for residents and local governments to secure funds to mitigate threats immediately after wildfires.
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