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High Park Fire

Copter4 flew over flooding in Rist Canyon in the High Park Fire burn area on Friday (credit: CBS)

Flooding In High Park Burn Area

There has been some flooding in the High Park burn area after about one-half an inch of rain fell Friday afternoon.

07/05/2013

A home destroyed by the High Park Fire (credit: CBS)

People Still Rebuilding 1 Year After High Park Fire

People in Poudre Park are still rebuilding from the High Park Fire that started exactly one year ago.

06/09/2013

A home destroyed by the High Park Fire (credit: CBS)

Poudre Park Residents Have Daily Reminders Of High Park Fire

Embers swirled above Poudre Park during a wildfire so big and so close that people could hear it, smell it and feel it.

06/01/2013

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So Far Campfires Are Allowed At Many Campgrounds

Nothing beats the glow of a campfire, especially at night. But last year with a fire ban in place, having a campfire meant campers could be fined hundreds of dollars or more. Fortunately, this is not last year.

05/27/2013

The Pike Hotshots prepare for this year's wildfire season (credit: CBS)

Ground Attack Crews Prepare For Wildfire Season In Colorado

Fire crews are taking advantage of this week’s rainy and low fire danger to prepare for this year’s fire season.

05/10/2013

An air tanker drops slurry (credit: CBS)

Colorado Firefighting Fleet Moves Forward In Senate

The Colorado Senate gave initial approval to establishing a state firefighting fleet to supplement a fleet managed by the federal government, even though lawmakers have not allocated money for it.

04/24/2013

Lightning started 87,284 acre fire in June 2012, 259 homes destroyed, 1 Larimer Co. resident killed (credit: Copter4 on June 22)

Leaner Forest Service Prepares For Busy Wildfire Season

A leaner U.S. Forest Service is preparing for another busy wildfire season.

03/13/2013

Copter4 flies above a home burning in the High Park Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado To Resume Forest Burns, With New Limits

A year after Colorado’s worst wildfire season on record, which included a destructive blaze started by the state, Colorado officials said Wednesday they will resume limited preventive burning on state lands.

01/30/2013

The High Park Fire on June 14 (credit: CBS)

High Park Fire Caused Air Pollution In Fort Collins Worse Than In Beijing

Last summer’s High Park Fire in Larimer County not only destroyed homes and property, it also caused some bad damage on air quality.

01/29/2013

An image from Copter4 on June 22 (credit: CBS)

FEMA Gives Colorado $2M To Help Pay For 2012 Wildfire Season

Colorado is getting some help paying for last summer’s busy wildfire season.

01/06/2013

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