Douglas County is the latest in Colorado to approve fire restrictions as the wildfire danger remains high in the eastern part of the state.
Fire investigators have learned exactly where last week’s Burning Tree wildfire started. The fire forced 8,500 people near Franktown to evacuate last Thursday afternoon.
CBS4 viewers were glued to the images of a frightened horse frantically trying to escape the Burning Tree wildfire on Thursday.
Colorado firefighters claimed two major victories Friday after battling blazes that erupted over the past several days on the Rocky Mountains’ parched and windy foothills and the state’s eastern plains.
Firefighters are fighting a fire burning east of Franktown. All evacuated residents are allowed to return home.
Gov. Bill Ritter has released a list of criminals who will be pardoned and eligible for early release. Twenty-nine people were picked, including a convicted murderer who’s been in and out of jail.