Families feel victimized again by Lower North Fire Fire settlement process

Families feel victimized again by Lower North Fire Fire settlement process

KDVR Denver – Dave Young

DENVER — Two years after the deadly and destructive Lower North Fork Fire, Coloradans are still fighting for compensation from the state.

Tuesday, angry reaction from families who lost loved ones in that wildfire as the State Claims Board makes settlement offers to the victims.

In March 2012, the Colorado State Forest Service conducted a prescribed burn that went out of control.

Three people died in the fast-moving wildfire and 27 homes were destroyed or damaged.

FOX31 Denver’s Dave Young explains in his video report how the process of settlements has made survivors feel like victims all over again.

 

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