Fire Danger

A wildfire burning near Fowler (credit: CBS)

Fire Danger Rises In Colorado Ahead Of Possible Relief

A storm expected to bring some snow and rain to Colorado is first raising the fire danger across the state.

04/14/2015

(credit: Loveland Fire Rescue Authority)

Weekend Grass Fires Successfully Put Out

Crews in Loveland and Morgan County battled multiple grass fires this weekend.

03/23/2015

A brush fire near Deer Trail in Elbert County on Sunday (credit: Michael Abeyta)

Heat Breaking Colorado Weather Records, Raising Fire Danger

The heat is breaking more weather records in Colorado and raising the risk of wildfires.

03/16/2015

Police in Denver arrested the man who was allegedly trying to sell these fireworks (credit: Denver Police)

Police Patrol For Illegal Fireworks After Major Bust In Denver

Police officers and firefighters throughout the Denver metro area are patrolling the streets for illegal fireworks.

07/03/2014

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Ag Secretary Presses On Firefighting Funds, Set For Denver Appearance

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.

05/20/2014

(credit: CBS)

High Fire Danger Plagues Eastern Plains

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.

04/10/2014

(credit: fs.fed.us)

Patrols Stepping Up In Area Popular With Target Shooters

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Forest Service will be stepping up partials in an area popular with target shooters.

04/09/2014

(credit: CBS)

Wildfire Season Outlook Mixed Across Colorado

Many factors will play into this year’s fire season, including drought, winter snow and this summer’s weather pattern.

03/20/2014

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Tourists Flocked To High Country Over Holiday Weekend

Wildfires in Colorado this summer have made national headlines, and there are concerns fewer people will visit our state because of it.

07/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

Udall Has Warning About Fire Danger This Summer

The fire danger remains high to very high across much of the state. Because of the danger more areas are imposing fire bans.

06/29/2013

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