Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.
A colossal wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday.
A massive wildfire threatening a tourist region in southwestern Colorado has grown to nearly 60 square miles, but officials said Saturday that they were optimistic they could protect the town of South Fork.
Two wildfires are burning in the backcountry in the Wolf Creek Pass area of Southern Colorado.
A 75-acre wildfire burning near Creede is nearing full containment.
The incident commander for a fire that prompted evacuations in the foothills near Evergreen says the blaze isn’t controlled yet but is fully contained.
Crews are battling a wildfire that has charred between 75 and 100 acres and is threatening a handful of homes in southwestern Colorado.