Basalt Mountain Damage Moderate So Far, Increased Debris Flows Expected

Aug 6, 2018

The US Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response, or BAER, Team coordinates satellite imagess, maps, and field work to assesss damage caused by wildfires. Findings from the team's first assessment of the Lake Christine Fire suggest that there’s hope for the scorched earth on Basalt Mountain but flooding and hazardous trees could pose problems. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

USFS Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team member Liz Schnackenberg (r, in red hat) talks to reporters after the Lake Christine Fire scorched the southern flank of Basalt Mountain.
Credit AH Marsh photo