Commissioner urges public to be careful

Commissioner urges public to be careful

There are 5 comments on the Estes Park Trail-Gazette story from Apr 2, 2013, titled Commissioner urges public to be careful. In it, Estes Park Trail-Gazette reports that:

Because of the drought, the public needs to be extra cautious concerning fire, Larimer County commissioner Tom Donnelly told citizens at his recent monthly Estes Park citizens' meeting.

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ColoradoMtnDiva

Clearlake Oaks, CA

#1 Apr 3, 2013
Good to hear of collaborative effort. We need our own air support badly
straight shooter

Denver, CO

#2 Apr 3, 2013
Why should taxpayers have to foot the bill because YOU choose to live in the mountains? It's like people who choose to live on cliffs or build on sand and then when rains come, the taxpayers have to pay for their foolishness.
Give Dave Halftalker

United States

#3 Apr 3, 2013
a hose and tell him some women are on fire. He for sure would put anything flaming out, and then write four letters to the editor with the update.
I guess

Louisville, CO

#4 Apr 3, 2013
straight shooter wrote:
Why should taxpayers have to foot the bill because YOU choose to live in the mountains? It's like people who choose to live on cliffs or build on sand and then when rains come, the taxpayers have to pay for their foolishness.
You could say the same about someone who builds in areas where their is the possibility of, a tornado, a hurricane, an earthquake, a flood from a nearby river, a blizzard, a place where a car has a chance of going off a road and hitting a house, an unexpected wildfire, or a city block that may go up in flames due to a gas leak, Oh right, I guess anywhere you choose to build has some inherent risk, perhaps everyone should consult you in your infinite wisdom as to where it' acceptable to build and live.
So where do you reside that is impervious to all acts of nature?
straight shooter

Denver, CO

#5 Apr 3, 2013
I guess wrote:
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You could say the same about someone who builds in areas where their is the possibility of, a tornado, a hurricane, an earthquake, a flood from a nearby river, a blizzard, a place where a car has a chance of going off a road and hitting a house, an unexpected wildfire, or a city block that may go up in flames due to a gas leak, Oh right, I guess anywhere you choose to build has some inherent risk, perhaps everyone should consult you in your infinite wisdom as to where it' acceptable to build and live.
So where do you reside that is impervious to all acts of nature?
You miss the point. There is no excuse for stupidity.

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