SEVERE STORM RISK: Enhanced risk of severe storms in northeast Colorado this afternoon (Watch Forecast)

3 Wildfires Handled By Firefighters On Tuesday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Hot and windy weather is blamed for causing three wildfires on Tuesday, including this one in El Paso County.

The fire in Widefield burned 3 acres and it took 2 hours to get under control. Crews believe it is a case of arson.

In San Miguel County the sheriff’s office kept a close eye on a small fire. It took well into the evening to mop up the fire near Telluride.

Another 3 acre fire broke out southwest of Bailey and was put out by firefighters.

Latest Wildfire Reports

 

Wildfire Resources

– Visit CBSDenver.com’s Wildfire Resources section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.

Comments

More From CBS Denver

Weather App
CBS Local App

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia