Hugh Carson en Monday Flood Update from Fort Collins <p>A number of firefighters from the Western Slope have been traveling to the Front Range to assist with search and rescue and emergency operations there. On <strong>Monday (September 16),</strong> KVNF spoke to one of them - retired firefighter Hugh Carson. Carson told us about what he's seen so far in Fort Collins.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:37:55 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16040 at Monday Flood Update from Fort Collins KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Death Toll in Floods Rises to 8, Search and Rescue Continues</li><li>Western Slope Firefighter Speaks to KVNF from Fort Collins</li><li>KVNF to Participate in Live Telethon Fundraiser for Flood Victims</li><li>Delta County to Appeal Cease-and-Desist Order from Hen House</li><li>Ouray County Rodeo Association Hopes to Rebuild Fairgrounds</li><li><i>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</i>The Sun &amp; Solar Storms Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:22:50 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16038 at Local Firefighter Heads to Front Range to Help Emergency Teams with Floods <p></p><p>As flood waters continued to wreak havoc along the Front Range on Friday (September 13), KVNF spoke to Hugh Carson, a firefighter of over 40 years who was called to Fort Collins to assist with emergency operations.</p><p></p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:04:09 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15924 at Local Firefighter Heads to Front Range to Help Emergency Teams with Floods High Park Fire Update: Hugh Carson <p>Hugh Carson is the deputy air operations branch director on the High Park Fire, and also a KVNF DJ. Carson is responsible for aviation assets, strategy and tactics on this fire. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious spoke with Carson yesterday about his operations so far.</p><p>For those who aren’t aware, in 1994 the lightning-sparked Wake fire burned more than 3800 acres of pinion-juniper about four miles northeast of Hotchkiss.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:07:22 +0000 & ari 3998 at