According to the Aspen Daily News, supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams gave Pitkin County residents the usual advice:
Fitzwilliams and the [county] commissioners encouraged local residents to create “defensible space” around homes by clearing limbs and tinder. Information on what homeowners can do to protect themselves is available at www.firewise.org.For a technical briefing applicable to Colorado, Wyoming, and the Black Hills, watch this seven-minute video. La Niña is weakening; that is the good news. The bad news is the Western Slope snow pack at 20-25 percent of average.
He warned that some subdivisions in the county are so precariously placed, firefighters are unlikely to defend them in the event of a fire.