If a series of proposed fire code changes had been implemented before the Waldo Canyon fire hundreds of destroyed homes in Mountain Shadows might have survived, Colorado Springs Fire Marshal Brett Lacey told City Council Tuesday night.

“A pretty significant number of homes would have survived had these changes been implemented,” Lacey said. “I think the number would have been around 100 or less, in terms of homes destroyed.”

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