Evacuations

Kelly Werthmann with her family and the Partridge Family (credit: CBS)

Fire Evacuees Describe Running Out Of Home ‘As Fast As Possible’

Devastating wildfires have touched the lives of many Colorado Springs families last year and again this year, and CBS4’s Kelly Werthmann’s family is among those whose lives have been altered.

06/12/2013

The fire in Huerfano County (credit: KKTV)

Evacuations Ordered For Wildfire South Of Walsenburg

Approximately 200 residents were ordered to evacuate after a wildfire broke out in Huerfano County Tuesday afternoon.

06/11/2013

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Black Forest Fire Explodes On June 11 Northeast Of Colorado Springs, Burns Homes

A wildfire raging in hot, dry conditions northeast of Colorado Springs has burned between 40 and 60 homes, according to authorities.

06/11/2013

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Officials Say Evacuation Order One Of The Best Ever With New System

Jefferson County has finished reviewing its new CodeRED emergency alert system. The system was put in use during the Bluebell Fire.

06/09/2013

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Bluebell Fire Evacuees Allowed To Return Home

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.

06/04/2013

Copter4 flew over the Galena Fire burning west of Fort Collins near Horsetooth Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Crews Battling Galena Fire Face Gusty Winds

Gusty winds could hinder firefighters’ efforts to contain a wildfire that has scorched up to 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.

03/17/2013

Copter4 flew over the Galena Fire west of Fort Collins on March 15, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Galena Fire A Reminder Of Need For Better Air Support

Cold air and snow moved over the Galena Fire area in Larimer County giving fire crews some relief on Sunday.

03/17/2013

Copter4 flew over the Galena Fire burning west of Fort Collins near Horsetooth Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Calm Weather Helps Crews Battling Galena Fire In Larimer County

Calmer weather on Saturday is expected to help crews fighting a wildfire that has scorched between 750 and 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.

03/16/2013

Soldier Canyon Fire (credit: CBS)

Galena Fire Breaks Out Near Lory State Park, Forces Evacuations

A wildfire west of Fort Collins sent out a large plume of smoke and was forcing authorities into emergency action Friday afternoon.

03/15/2013

Roberto Martinez (credit: CBS)

Neighbor Of Holmes Reacts With Shock To Booby Trap Description

A man who lives in the same apartment building that mass murder suspect James Holmes did in Aurora learned found out this week how much danger he was in while the movie theatre massacre was going on a few miles away.

01/09/2013

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