Notify HVFD @ 942-4833
use caution when burning!
call 942-3082 for more information.
The Howard Volunteer
Fire Department has been open around the clock since Sunday, July 10,
to provide shelter and food for evacuees and firefighters fighting the
Hayden Pass fire.
The Red Cross and the
Salvation Army have been at HVFD Station on Hwy. 50 to assist.
HVFD will be providing sustenance and support until further notice.
Currently, HVFD is on
HVFD would like to thank
the community for all the donations to help those affected by the Hayden
has been wonderful.
HVFD members and volunteers
have been working tirelessly to prepare food, sort and categorize donations,
and do whatever is necessary to assist those in need.
Donations of cash
or checks would be greatly appreciated.
should be made out to HVFD and indicate on the check for the Hayden Pass
can be brought or sent to the station, or the High Country Bank in Salida.
In a couple of days,
we will post what supplies are still needed and what supplies need to
A heart felt thank you
for all the donations and support received.
In times of
need, people rally and show their support anyway they can.
The Fremont County Environmental
Health Services in Canon City has two handouts available at the station.
One handout is entitled, "Water Safety and Wildfires" provides
regarding your water system, i.e., public water system, private well,
The second handout has
four parts; "Alert Fremont" registering your wireless phone
to receive 911 emergency notification calls made to your neighborhood
(go to: www.fremontco.com),
"Wildfire Recovery Guidance for Water Quality Issues," "Removing
Smoke Odor From a Home,"
and "Food Safety After a Fire."
For anyone that needs
one, there are business cards from Solvista Health
(mental health issues) who are available 24/7 for emergencies.
The Red Cross will be
giving cleaning kits and instructions to evacuees when they return to