FEMA SPECIALISTS DELIVER ADVICE FOR BUILDING SAFER

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Release date: 
October 9, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-047

DENVER – To help limit damage from future severe weather, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be stationed in Boulder, Firestone and two locations each in Ft. Collins and Loveland to provide free rebuilding information Thursday, Oct. 10 through Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Advisers have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties and reduce damages from future extreme weather events. Mitigation measures also may reduce mold and mildew and protect electrical systems, furnaces and other appliances.

FEMA mitigation advisers will be at these six locations:

The Home Depot

1600  29 St.

Boulder, CO 80301

The Home Depot

10858 Jack Jabs Blvd.

Firestone, CO 80504

The Home Depot

1251 E. Magnolia St.

Ft Collins, CO 80524

The Home Depot

4502 John F. Kennedy Pkwy

Ft. Collins, CO 80525

The Home Depot

1100 Nickel Dr.

Loveland, CO 80537

Lowe’s Home Improvement

1355 Sculptor Dr.

Loveland, CO 80537

 

Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MDT

            Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT

            Monday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

            Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT

The mitigation teams also will have free reference booklets in English and Spanish, including:

  • Preparing Makes Sense, Get Ready Now
  • Protecting Your Home From Flood Damage
  • Help After a Disaster
  • Mold & Mildew: Cleaning Up Your Flood-Damaged Home

Information about strengthening property can found at fema.gov/response-recovery

Last Updated: 
October 9, 2013 - 15:32
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