Post-fire flood-control projects limited local damage

Jason Moore, right, of the Flying W Ranch and Colorado Springs city engineer Tim Mitros examine sediment along North Douglas Creek on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Moore and Mitros are standing in the creek bed next to a 6-foot wall of sediment that wasn't there before mid-September storms sent rainwater and debris rushing down the mountain out of the Waldo Canyon Fire burn scar.
MATT STEINER, THE GAZETTE
Jason Moore, right, of the Flying W Ranch and Colorado Springs city engineer Tim Mitros examine sediment along North Douglas Creek on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Moore and Mitros are standing in the creek bed next to a 6-foot wall of sediment that wasn't there before mid-September storms sent rainwater and debris rushing down the mountain out of the Waldo Canyon Fire burn scar. MATT STEINER, THE GAZETTE
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