A study of a devastating Colorado wildfire says advance work to create fire breaks had little impact on the behavior of the blaze but did provide safe transpiration routes.
The Museum Of Natural History at the University of Colorado Boulder has marked the first anniversary of the Fourmile fire with a new exhibit.
Residents of Sunshine Canyon gathered on Labor Day to relax and remember what they were going through one year ago.
CBS4’s Stan Bush talked with a man who fought the flames last year to save his ranch. Mike Walker is hoping he’ll never see another fire like the Fourmile fire.
One year ago the Fourmile fire began in Boulder County. That fire on Labor Day weekend eventually burned 169 homes and more than 6,000 acres.
The weekend doesn’t mean work is over for some homeowners in Boulder County. They will be hard at work shoveling mud off their property.
Boulder officials are reminding residents and visitors to be cautious in the wake of Wednesday night’s strong storms.
Debris flows from heavy rain forced officials to close several roads in the Fourmile Canyon burn area on Wednesday evening.
Strong storms and heavy rain washed debris into the Fourmile Canyon area where the Fourmile fire burned 6,000 acres last fall. The canyon was closed between 5900 and 8000 in the Wall Street area Thursday at about 8 p.m.
Many people are still without homes to replace those they lost in last year’s devastating Fourmile Fire. For some, the rebuilding isn’t complete because insurance companies no longer pay true full replacement cost.