Huerfano County http://krcc.org en Wildfire in Huerfano County Prompts Evacuations http://krcc.org/post/wildfire-huerfano-county-prompts-evacuations <p><strong>UPDATE (Monday, 06/02 8:00 PM): &nbsp;</strong>All evacuation orders have been lifted; the fire is 100% contained. Mop up will continue and the area will be monitored over the next several days.</p><p><strong>UPDATE (Monday, 06/02 11:45 AM):&nbsp;</strong>Huerfano County Emergency Dispatch says residents north of Twin Ridge Dr. on Four Mile Canyon Road to CR 312 may return. &nbsp;Residents south of Twin Ridge Dr. on Four Mile Canyon Rd. are still under an evacuation notice. &nbsp;The fire is 80% contained, with a burn area of 15 acres.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 02:00:16 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 19907 at http://krcc.org Wildfire in Huerfano County Prompts Evacuations Volunteers Sought for Call Center Ops During Large Emergencies http://krcc.org/post/volunteers-sought-call-center-ops-during-large-emergencies <p>Officials in the Pikes Peak region are seeking volunteers to help staff call centers in the event of another large emergency.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The effort comes from Pikes Peak United Way 211, the City of Colorado Springs, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.<br /> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:52:52 +0000 Elaina Formby 13692 at http://krcc.org Volunteers Sought for Call Center Ops During Large Emergencies Huerfano County Looks to Establish Volunteer Team http://krcc.org/post/huerfano-county-looks-establish-volunteer-team <p></p><p>Despite the numbers of people who stepped in to volunteer during this summers East Peak Fire, Huerfano County is looking to be better prepared when it comes to organizing volunteers.&nbsp; As KRCC’s Kate Dunn reports, the county wants to set up a pre-established a team that would be ready in the event of any disaster.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The call went out in early September for 20 to 25 people to help fill the Community Emergency Response Team, but Huerfano County’s emergency Manager, Diego Bobian says recruitment has been slow.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:15:00 +0000 Kate Dunn 10418 at http://krcc.org Huerfano County Looks to Establish Volunteer Team