The fire danger is so extreme across Colorado that many communities are not only banning the use of fireworks but making possession of fireworks a crime.
The fire danger in Colorado continues to range from very high to extreme, and more communities keep coming out with announcements that they won’t have fireworks this year for Independence Day.
The statewide fire ban ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper includes the use of private fireworks. But still fireworks are being sold in Colorado.
The City of Colorado Springs has adopted a Zero Tolerance policy toward fireworks.
More communities announced Wednesday the cancelation of public fireworks displays.
Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday signed an executive order that makes the use of private fireworks illegal and bans open burning.
Fourth of July celebrations in western, unincorporated Larimer County won’t be including fireworks.
Nearly 150,000 people are expected to ring in 2012 with the fireworks celebration in downtown Denver on New Year’s Eve. But this year’s festivities could be less than explosive if the weather doesn’t cooperate.
A fire caused extensive damage to two homes in Westminster.