Denver, Colorado 2022-06-28 14:19:18 –
Boulder County, Colorado — Approximately six months after the Marshall Fire burned down more than 1,000 homes and businesses in Boulder County, a local sheriff’s office honored those who saved lives and property at the awards ceremony on Monday.
The The fire burned Passing through unincorporated Boulder County, Superior, and Louisville on December 30, 2021.
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office honored individuals and organizations at a ceremony on Monday.
“We have made great efforts to save the lives of both humans and animals, save as much property as possible, and initiate the healing and recovery process of individual employees, institutions, partners, and communities. We praised the members, “said Joe Pele, Sheriff of Boulder County. ..
The sheriff’s office emphasized the following people who received the sheriff’s award on Monday night:
- Excellent resident Cheryl Buchmann After working at night shift, he rescued his neighbor Maddy, who knew he was asleep. They escaped the house safely in just a few moments before the fire swallowed the house. Bookman acknowledges her rescue in the bonds they share as her neighbors.
- Outstanding residents Chris and Debbie Klinke We prepared meals in the commercial kitchen and delivered them almost every day for a month. This allowed the agent to have a hot meal while working at the fire department.
- Black Paw owners Bernadette and Joe Pflug We provided pet boutique facilities and cleaning supplies for dog bathing and decontamination in response to a Marshall fire.
In addition, the following organizations provided resources and thousands of volunteer hours to help others after the fire.
- Colorado Emergency Services Public Relations Officer
- Brother order of police disaster response team
- Samaritan’s Purse US Disaster Relief
- Colorado dog search and rescue
- United States dog search and rescue
- Disaster relief of the Southern Baptist Convention
- Team Rubycon
The sheriff’s office said the following groups also helped by providing “extraordinary support.”
- Boulder City Open Space and Mountain Park
- Boulder City Radio Shop
- Boulder City SWAT Team
- Longmont City Communication Group
- Crisis truck
- First net
- Longmont Department of Public Safety
- Verizon Response Team
In addition to these individuals and groups, the sheriff’s office staff was also commended. The two employees were awarded the Medal of Honor for their extreme courage and self-sacrifice in their duties.
The sheriff’s office has admitted that many others have helped after the fire, but this is the beginning of gratitude to those who have stepped up.
The cause of the Marshall fire is under investigation. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office March 31st, Investigation may take several more months..
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