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All Roaring Fork Fire Districts Ask Voters For Funding

Oct 16, 2018

Firefighters with Carbondale Fire talk with media during the Lake Christine Fire.
Credit Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Fire districts in rural and Western Colorado say unintended consequences from a state amendment are hurting their bottom lines. In the Roaring Fork Valley, every local fire district is asking for funding.

 

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been reporting on the impacts of the Gallagher Amendment and on local fires. She sat down with news director Alycin Bektesh to discuss what voters will be deciding for their local fire districts.

Listen to the full conversation here: