Jan. 8 DR4634 Boulder Fires and Straight Line Winds Update

 On December 31, 2021, the president approved a major disaster declaration (formally referred to as DR4534) to the state of Colorado to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfire and straight-line winds beginning on December 30, 2021.  The major disaster declaration activated the FEMA Public Assistance Program and Individual Assistance Programs for Boulder County.

This follows the state of emergency declared by Governor Jared Polis on December 30, 2021, due to the Marshall fire.  The damage assessments from the disaster are listed below as of January 7, 2022 at 8 a.m.


Overview of Federal Assistance to Date for DR4634 Individual Assistance

Total Registrations as of Jan. 7, 20221,596
Daily Registrations48
Individual Household Program (IHP) Dollars Approved$300,324.76
Housing Assistance (HA) Dollars Approved$254,162.00
Other Needs Assistance (ONA) Dollars Approved$46,162.76
IHP Dollars Disbursed$101,958.03
HA Dollars Disbursed$73,218.00
ONA Dollars Disbursed$28,740.03
Inspections Issued 317
Inspections Returned110
Inspections Complete34.70%
Funerals Paid0
Funeral Dollars Approved$0
Number of Disaster Assistance Centers Open1
Total DAC Activity905
Small Business Administration (SBA) Applications Received: Home Loans155
SBA Applications Received: Business28
Total SBA Applications Received183
SBA Loans Approved: Homes38
SBA Home Loan Dollars Approved$7,080,700
SBA Loans Approved: Business0
SBA Business Loan Dollars Approved$0
Total SBA Loan Dollars Approved$7,080,700

Visit the DR4634 Boulder Fires and Straight Line Winds page for details.


Incident Facts 

Date of OriginDecember, 30, 2021
LocationBoulder County, Town of Superior, City of Louisville
Size of Fire6,080 Acres
Fatalities / Injuries2 fatalities, one person missing and presumed dead
Destroyed Homes1,084
Damaged Homes149
Total Home Damage Estimate$513,212,589
Destroyed Commercial Buildings7
Damaged Commercial Buildings30
Total Commercial Building EstimateTBD