It can be a lengthy process to recover from fire damage, both physically and emotionally. Not only are there the obvious clean-up, rebuilding and revegetation needs but also the unseen emotional healing needs to adapt. The following article may help with an understanding of what to expect and when to ask for help.
The entire Grand County region has an elevated fire risk as we continue to experience extremely dry conditions. No organic and/or charcoal fires are allowed in Grand County, including on private property. Gas cooking fires are allowed. Fireworks restrictions are also in place. Please review the following links for details on each agency’s restrictions:
Emergencies not only impact those directly affected by the incident, but also the surrounding supporting community as well. It is important to recognize normal responses to abnormal conditions. The following articles may be helpful overview of what to expect after an emergency, and how to prepare:
Recovering Emotionally from Disaster