Police officers and firefighters throughout the Denver metro area are patrolling the streets for illegal fireworks.
As Colorado and other wildfire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight the destructive blazes.
The fire risk in Colorado is getting higher on the Eastern Plains while a cold front is dampening that risk in some parts of the state brining cooler temperatures, slightly higher humidity and weaker winds.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Forest Service will be stepping up partials in an area popular with target shooters.
Many factors will play into this year’s fire season, including drought, winter snow and this summer’s weather pattern.
Wildfires in Colorado this summer have made national headlines, and there are concerns fewer people will visit our state because of it.
The fire danger remains high to very high across much of the state. Because of the danger more areas are imposing fire bans.
The high fire danger across the Front Range has prompted Jefferson County officials to ban smoking in all parks until conditions get safer.
With the fire danger remaining high to extreme across Colorado, many communities are debating whether to have fireworks shows on the 4th of July.
The high fire danger across much of Colorado has a growing number of counties and communities putting their fire bans in place.