FireWise offers Chipper Rental Rebate Program


By Pam Wilson

Special to The SUN

FireWise of Southwest Colorado is offering a Chipper Rental Rebate Program for residents needing to reduce the slash from wildfire fuels mitigation on private lands inĀ  Archuleta County.

The program will reimburse residents the lesser of $100 per day or 50 percent of the chipper rental cost or $100 per day or 50 percent of the cost to have a mitigation company provide the chipping services.

The program is valid May 1 through Sept. 30, 2013, or until funds are expended.

For more information, or to request an application, call Bill at 264-0430 or e-mail