Colorado Wildfire

Copter4 flew over a helicopter making water drops on a wildfire in June, 2014 (credit: CBS)

New Center Researches Fighting Wildfires From Air

The Rifle Garfield County Airport will house a new research center to find the best ways to fight wildfires from the air.

03/23/2015

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Concern Heightens Over Dry Weather That Creates Fuel For Fire

Some places in Colorado are already preparing for wildfire season. Aspen is one such town, where local organizations are hoping to stop any disaster before it starts.

03/23/2015

Meteorologist Justin McHeffey explains how wildfires create their own weather patterns.

Digging Into The Science Behind Weather & Wildfire

There are several factors that go into feeding a wildfire, but they almost all tie back to one very important weather variable.

06/11/2014

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A Coordinated Dance To Fight Wildfire From The Sky

When a wildfire breaks out, it takes an incredible amount of coordination to fight the flames, both on the ground and in the air.

06/11/2014

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Neighbors Take Bold Stand To Fight Against Future Wildfire

This group of neighbors from the Black Forest gives new meaning to “it takes a village.”

06/11/2014