We kept 45 firefighters going strong with snacks and hydration as they battled an extensive structure fire today in chilly conditions for hours. Hanover Fire was primary with mutual aid from Security, Fountain, Stratmoor Hills, and Ellicott Fire.
Today we served lunch burritos for 80 wildland firefighters from Colorado Springs Fire, the El Paso County Wildland Crew, Fort Carson Fire, Donald Wescott Fire, Tri-Lakes Monument Fire, and the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Rangers. Despite 35MPH winds, crews contained the fire to 27.5 acres, all but 1 on park property.
Monument Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, Palmer Lake Police Department, and Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District team up every year for Santa on Patrol, delivering toys and Christmas cheer to kids in the Tri-Lakes area. Your generous toy donations made this possible! Quoting Roger Lance: “To see the joy in those children’s eyes Read More…