Fire Danger

CBS4's Ty Brennan talks with Nolan Doesken (credit: CBS)

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.


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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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Fire Danger Brings Tanker Plane To Colorado

Increasing fire danger in the eastern half of Colorado has prompted fire managers to station a large aerial tanker at an airport outside Denver.


Boulder County Imposes Fire Ban

The hot, dry conditions prompted Boulder County to impose a fire ban at noon on Thursday.


Fire Danger

Wet Weather Temporarily Puts Dent In Fire Danger

The wet weather this week has made a big dent in the fire danger, but firefighters warn it’s only temporary.




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