CBS4 Weather Special: Living With Wildfire

Historic Colorado Wildfire Changed American Fire PolicyIt's been 20 years since a rapidly growing wildfire claimed the lives of over a dozen fire fighters.
Past Wildfires Guide Gov. To Better Protect ColoradoSeeing a wall of flames consume dozens of home prompted quick action.
Digging Into The Science Behind Weather & WildfireThere are several factors that go into feeding a wildfire, but they almost all tie back to one very important weather variable.
A Coordinated Dance To Fight Wildfire From The SkyWhen a wildfire breaks out, it takes an incredible amount of coordination to fight the flames, both on the ground and in the air.
Neighbors Take Bold Stand To Fight Against Future WildfireThis group of neighbors from the Black Forest gives new meaning to "it takes a village."
Special Link: Mitigating Against Wildfire Is More Than Cutting Down TreesIt turns out that some of the smallest details, such as in landscaping, can help protect your home from the flames of a fire.
Special Link: ColoradoWildfireRisk.comIn CBS4's Living with Wildfire special, Justin McHeffey shows how the website ColoradoWildfireRisk.com can help you assess the wildfire risk at your home. The site is an effort from Colorado State Forest Service.
Special Link: U.S. Drought MonitorOn a special page of the U.S.'s NIDIS website, you can track weekly drought conditions in Colorado.
Special Link: Firewise.orgThe website Firewise.org can help you make your community safer from wildfires and teach you other preparedness tips.
Special Link: Significant Wildfire OutlookThe predictive services group at the National Interagency Fire Coordination Center takes a look at wildfire risk for the next few months around Colorado and the United States.
Special Link: Happy 70th Smokey The Bear!Only you can make the difference. At smokeybear.com you can sign up to take a pledge to do so and find lots of games, stories and other fun for kids!
Notable Wildfires In Colorado HistoryLearn more about some of the worst wildfires in Colorado history.

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