Low-Flying Planes Along Front Range Studying Air PollutantsColorado residents who've spotted large low-flying aircraft in recent days needn't worry.
Colorado Military Firefighting Plane Going To Idaho A military firefighting plane from Colorado will help battle wildfires burning in the Pacific Northwest.
Aerial Firefighting Teams Responding Quickly To New FiresWhen the Lime Gulch Fire flared up on Wednesday afternoon it seemed like there were helicopters doing bucket drops on the fire and C-130s releasing slurry almost immediately.
Military Joins Wildfire Fight Much Faster Than Last YearFederal and military resources have joined the wildfires fight much more quickly compared to the wildfires last year.
1932 Law Prevents Military From Initially Offering Aircraft To Fight WildfiresWildfires destroyed some 600 homes and burned more than 100,000 acres in Colorado during the past two months and several homeowners contacted 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger to ask where the military was when the fires broke out.
Military: C-130 Tankers To Resume FirefightingAir Force C-130 tankers will resume firefighting flights Tuesday after the crash of another tanker plane over the weekend that left four crew members dead and two others seriously injured, the military said.
Colorado Likely To Be Spared From Worst Defense CutsColorado will probably avoid the worst of the defense budget cutbacks in the post-Iraq, post-Afghanistan era because of the bustling military space operations in Colorado Springs and the Denver area.
Colorado Sends Cargo Planes To Help Mexico Fight FiresTwo specially equipped U.S. Air Force cargo planes left Colorado on Saturday to help battle wildfires in northern Mexico.