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Colorado residents are still working to rebuild one year after the Marshall Fire

Mary Hagler, with her dog Poppy, having a groundbreaking with her friends and neighbors next to where her home burned down during the Marshall Fire last year in Superior, Colorado. (Courtesy of Miguel Otárola)
Mary Hagler, with her dog Poppy, having a groundbreaking with her friends and neighbors next to where her home burned down during the Marshall Fire last year in Superior, Colorado. (Courtesy of Miguel Otárola)

It’s been a year since the Marshall Fire started in the outskirts of Boulder County, Colorado. Fueled by driving winds and a parched landscape, the fire killed two people and destroyed more than a thousand homes — making it one of the most destructive wildfires in the state’s history.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes learns about challenges in the recovery process with Miguel Otárola, a climate and environment reporter for Colorado Public Radio.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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