Bringing the message of Hope to those affected by crisis
30 December 2021 around 11:00 AM 911 received the first call reporting a fire at the intersection of Colorado 93 and Marshall Road. Within 15 minutes extremely high winds drove the fire so hard that it was declared out of control. At 11:44 AM the first evacuation was ordered. By 1:00 in the afternoon winds gusting up to 115 miles per hour forced orders of evacuation for tens of thousands of residents of Superior, Louisville, Broomfield, and unincorporated Boulder County. Heavy snowfall the night of December 31st helped put an end to the fire. The evening of January 1st revealed the extent of the damage, 1,084 homes destroyed and 149 homes damaged.
Hope Restored joined the recovery effort by volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse. The primary activity was sifting (personal content recovery). Other activities included removal of downed trees and tarping two severely damaged mobile homes.
15 December 2021 extreme winds pushed into Colorado Springs. Wind gusts of 107 miles per hour caused extensive damage throughout the city.
Hope Restored was able to join the response in January providing two work days, serving seven families. Our efforts were focused on cutting and removal of extensive tree debris.
Hurricane Ida made landfall near Fort Fourchon, LA august 29th 2021. An extremely devastating Category 4 hurricane (sustained winds of 150 miles per hour), the second-most damaging and intense hurricane in Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Ida also resulted in widespread tornado activity and destruction, and catastrophic flooding across the Northeastern United States.
Hope Restored joined the recovery effort in January of 2021 by volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse. The primary activity was removal of downed trees.
March 25th, 2021 a tornado struck the city at approximately 1:30 p.m. There was extensive damage in the Crosscreek and Chandalar subdivisions. 60 homes were affected, 22 of which suffered major structural damage, and many large trees were downed.
Hope Restored joined the recovery effort March 28th of 2021 by volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse. The primary activity was removal of downed trees.
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