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The materials on this page are intended to address frequently asked questions of Colorado residents who may be impacted by a wildfire. This information is meant as a resource only and if you have further questions you should consult with your own attorney. The Colorado Bar Association hopes to add further information, so please check back for updates. Visit the Colorado Office of Emergency Management to see alerts specific to your county.
If you are in an area that has not been impacted by a wildfire or other natural disaster, you may be wondering what you need to do to prepare. Learn the steps you should take in advance of a natural disaster such as a wildfire.
Those who are evacuated during a wildfire may also be evacuated from their workplace. Learn about wildfire unemployment resources, disaster relief volunteer leave, and more.
Renters and Landlords
If you are a renter, you may wonder what you should do and what your landlord’s obligations are. Learn more about what the obligations are if your rental is all or partially destroyed.
You may need to replace important materials that were lost, such as identification documents. Learn how to replace a driver’s license or state ID card, social security card, or certified birth certificate.
If you suffer a loss from a wildfire, you may be wondering where to start. Learn how to create a plan and get started.
You may have questions related to your insurance and what it may cover in a disaster. Learn about the different kinds of insurance policies, Colorado laws that impact insurance, and get an insurance claim checklist to help you if you file a claim.