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  • Report says mitigation measures lessen the impact of wildfires

    The Waldo Canyon Fire burned 18,000 acres and more than 350 homes in Colorado Springs, Colo., last summer. A new assessment shows many more houses and properties would have been destroyed if the communities had not worked to reduce wildfire risks. Courtesy Kari Greer/U.S. Forest Service

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Posted: Monday, April 1, 2013 6:01 pm | Updated: 1:34 pm, Fri Apr 5, 2013.

How valuable are Santa Fe’s efforts to reduce fire risks on private and public property?

Similar mitigation efforts by its neighbors to the north in Colorado Springs helped save thousands of homes and millions of dollars last year during the Waldo Canyon wildfire, according to a new report.

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