Fran Finnigan Memorial Fund raises over $5K for Grand County EMS Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 10/18/20
A longtime Winter Park family has donated over $5,000 to Grand County EMS after collecting donations in the name of the late Frances “Fran” Finnigan. Fran, along with her husband Dennis, moved to Winter Park in 1999. She died on Aug. 31 from a traumatic brain injury.
Trio at Grand EMS pass Red Card firefighter test Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 8/21/20
Three new members of Grand County Emergency Medical Services have qualified as Red Card Wildland Firefighters to assist various agencies on the Williams Fork Fire burning in Grand County with Lt. Chadwick Davis, a paramedic, and EMTs Stephen Rubenstein and Andrew Smyth earning the recognition.
Update: 'Human caused' Williams Fork Fire has burned over 6,300 acres Source: Sky-Hi News Date: 8/16/20
Update at 9:50 p.m. Sunday: On Sunday, authorities with the U.S. Forest Service attributed the Williams Fork Fire burning seven miles away from Fraser in Grand County to humans.
In a Sunday night update, the U.S. Forest Service listed the large wildfire as “human caused.” A spokesperson said over the phone that lightning had been ruled out, and while the exact cause remains under investigation, it is believed to be a result of human activity.