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Jefferson County Bans Smoking In All Parks, Open Spaces

The high fire danger across the Front Range has prompted Jefferson County officials to ban smoking in all parks until conditions get safer.

06/28/2013

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Fireworks Company Says They Can Still Shoot Off Displays Safely

With the fire danger remaining high to extreme across Colorado, many communities are debating whether to have fireworks shows on the 4th of July.

06/24/2013

An image of the fire danger across the West on June 12, 2013 (credit: fs.fed.us)

More Communities Enact Fire Restrictions As Fire Danger Grows

The high fire danger across much of Colorado has a growing number of counties and communities putting their fire bans in place.

06/12/2013

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Fire Danger Remains High Along The Front Range

A lot of snow is expected for the western and southwestern mountains, but only a chance for snow along the Front Range. The dry conditions mean the fire danger remains high.

01/26/2013

An image of the brush fire in Boulder Canyon (credit: Ron Erickson)

Warm, Dry Weather Means Fire Concerns Remain High

In the northeast part of the state fire danger ranges from high to even extreme thanks to the warm weather and low humidity. The danger is much lower in the high country, but it doesn’t take long for that to change.

01/22/2013

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Warnings Sent Out To Get Rid Of Cigarettes Safely

When counties and the forest managers put open fire bans into effect, most of them include smoking outdoors.

07/05/2012

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Police: Residents Getting The Message About Fireworks

CBS4’s Jennifer Brice checked with a number of police agencies to see how many tickets they’ve issued for fireworks.

07/03/2012

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Hot, Windy Weather Raises Colorado Wildfire Danger

High winds and hot temperatures are expected across Colorado for the start of the Memorial Day weekend, raising renewed concerns about wildfires.

05/25/2012

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Plains, Rockies, Western Slope All In Danger Of Fire

Fire officials say there is significant fire potential across eastern Colorado’s plains, dry Rockies forests and the Western slope due to drought, low humidity and lack of precipitation.

04/12/2012

An image of the fire in Yuma County on Sunday (credit: Tony Rayl, Yuma Pioneer)

High Fire Danger Forecast For Eastern Colorado

Fire officials have two air tankers on standby in Colorado because of a high fire danger forecast in the eastern half of the state for the weekend.

03/21/2012

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