Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma

Weather and Climate
5:50 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Okla. Baptist Volunteers Not Leaving Until Cleanup In Colorado Is Done

Fires in Colorado
Credit Gilad Rom / Flickr.com

Teams of disaster relief volunteers from the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma are helping with fire cleanup efforts in Colorado.

Teams have been working in the Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs for more than a month. Workers have helped clear 55 square miles of devastated forest, clearing 80-foot tall trees and helping remove debris from more than 500 residences that were destroyed.

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