BOULDER COUNTY – Disaster survivors affected by the Marshall Fire can visit select Boulder County home improvement stores in the coming weeks to get rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Mitigation specialists from FEMA will be on hand to answer questions about home repair, ignition resistant construction, putting together supply kits and hiring a contractor.

The FEMA specialists will be available Thursday, Jan. 13 through Tuesday, Jan. 18 at the Louisville Home Depot (1200 W. Dillon Road) during the hours of
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday; and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

Additional mitigation events will be held at home improvement stores in Boulder County in the coming weeks.

Thurs. Jan. 27 – Tues., Feb. 1:
Home Depot, 1600 29th St., Boulder

Thurs., Feb. 3 – Tues., Feb. 8:
Lowe’s, 1171 Dillon Road, Louisville

Thurs., Feb. 10 – Tues. Feb. 15:
Home Depot, 393 S. Hover Road, Longmont

Thurs., Feb. 17 – Tues., Feb. 22:
Lowe’s, 355 Ken Pratt, Longmont

Disaster survivors may also contact a FEMA mitigation subject matter expert with their questions at the following email address: [email protected].

FEMA assistance is accessible to people with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter, Braille, CART, etc.), please make your request as soon as possible. Email [email protected]. Last minute requests will be considered but may not be possible to fill.

To learn more about how mitigation efforts help individuals and communities visit fema.gov/emergency-managers/risk-management.