11:27 am - Sunday February 18, 2018

Advice For Buildings Safer And Stronger From FEMA Specialists

Six Colorado Cities Host Six Teams of Mitigation Advisors Starting Thursday

Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Littleton, Longmont, Louisville, Monument and N Lakewood to provide free rebuilding information Thursday, Oct. 3, through Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Advisers have suggestions and publications to help homeowners, renters and business owners protect their properties against damaging winds, floods and fires, and reduce damages from future 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

2815 – 35th Ave.

Greeley, CO 80634


Lowe’s Home Improvement

5095 S. Santa Fe Dr.

Littleton, CO 80120


The Home Depot

393 S. Hover Rd.

Longmont, CO 80501


The Home Depot

1200 W. Dillon Rd.

Louisville, CO 80027




The Home Depot

15888 Jackson Creek Pkwy.

Monument, CO 80132

Lowe’s Home Improvement

10555W. Colfax Ave.

N Lakewood, CO 80215

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 5 p.m. MDT,

The mitigation teams will also 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 be downloaded at www.fema.gov/response-recovery



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