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Shipping Delays Expected Due to Colorado Wildfires


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As I'm sure some of you have seen there are a number of very large wild fires burning here in Colorado right now, some are still at 0% containment even after almost a week due to unpredictable winds and extremely high temps/dry air.

More info on the situation here: Two killed as Colorado wildfires destroy 360 homes, force evacuations in Colorado Springs - U.S. News

As the fires have spread and approached some main highways we are getting updates that both inbound and outbound shipments may be impacted for the next few days. The communications from FedEx and our freight partners indicates that the delays are only minor at this point, but we may see interruptions in service if the situation gets any worse. Please understand that these are circumstance beyond our control and we will do our best to get your shipments processed as fast as we can.

Don't worry... Adam's HQ is a long ways from any of the current fire zones, and only shipments are being impacted right now. Please send some positive vibes to the unfortunate people who have lost homes and/or been injured by the fires.

We will resume our normal operations as soon as the situation allows. Thanks for your patience.


UPDATE:

June 14, 2013

FedEx is closely monitoring the Colorado Black Forest Fire. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our team members, as well as providing the highest level of service to our customers. Although contingency plans are in place, some service delays and disruptions can be anticipated in Colorado due to mandatory evacuations. FedEx is committed to providing service to the best of our ability in areas that can be safely accessed.

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