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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

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Wildfire Near Creede Nearing Full Containment

A 75-acre wildfire burning near Creede is nearing full containment.

06/05/2013

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Residents Outside Evacuation Area Received Code Red Alert

Despite changes in the emergency alert system in Jefferson County, some people living in the evacuation area for the Bluebell Fire did not receive a phone call and others living outside the zone did receive the alert.

06/05/2013

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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

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Emergency Alert System In Jefferson County Still Has Some Flaws

In March 2012, a wildfire caused by a prescribed burn that went out of control killed three Jefferson County residents, destroyed or damaged 27 houses, and charred about 2 square miles.

06/04/2013

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Firefighters Continue Battle Near Evergreen

About 140 residents remain evacuated while firefighters battle a blaze near Evergreen.

06/03/2013

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Evacuation Alert To Go Out To Evergreen Area As A Drill

An emergency alert will go out to hundreds of people near Evergreen Friday telling them to evacuate their homes — but it’s just a drill.

04/12/2013

Copter4 flew over a cabin fire near Evergreen on Wednesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Everyone Escapes Cabin Fire Near Evergreen

Everyone inside a burning cabin near Evergreen escaped early Wednesday morning.

04/10/2013

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Gun Lobbyist Faces Ethics Investigation In Colorado

A gun lobbyist accused of going too far to push his point in Colorado faces an ethics investigation.

03/01/2013

Doug Saba of Evergreen Fire Rescue (credit: CBS)

Despite Snowstorm, Fire Danger Still A Big Concern

Fire officials in the high country aren’t counting on too much help from Mother Nature, so while they hope for the best when it comes to moisture, they’ll be planning for the worst.

02/26/2013

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