Colorado ‘Preppers’ Get Ready For Worst
Growing Network Stocking Up In Case Of Disaster
Jaclyn Allen, 7NEWS Reporter
FREDERICK, Colo. — Being ready for a major disaster is no longer the realm solely of Montana militiamen hidden in the mountains.The shaky economy and recent catastrophes are fueling a growing movement of soft-core survivalists, who could just be your next-door neighbors.
If there were ever a disaster of any type in Frederick, Colo., the Douglas home is probably where you’d want to be.
“From the outside looking in, nobody could really know,” said Ron Douglas.
Ron and Heather Douglas and their six children are new members of a growing online network getting ready for the worst, the Colorado Preppers Network.
Is it paranoia?