East Peak Fire
After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.
The damage from the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history has been revised.
Firefighters are working to build more containment lines around the 20-square-mile wildfire burning near Walsenburg.
Firefighters are making progress on a wildfire that has forced people in 300 homes near Walsenburg to flee.
More than 100 Colorado National Guard soldiers and pilots are helping with security and firefighting efforts at three wildfires in the state.
Residents from 300 homes remain evacuated because of the fire burning 10 miles south of Walsenburg.
Fire officials say a blaze in Southern Colorado is growing in hot, gusty weather and has destroyed some buildings.
A teenager accused of stabbing his friend to death with a hunting knife in western Boulder County is in police custody.