High Park Fire

A crew up-sizing a culvert in Rist Canyon (credit: CBS)

Mitigation Project Paying Off In High Park Burn Scar

A new mitigation project near Rist Canyon west of Fort Collins is already paying off. The project is pushing heavy rainfall off the road.

07/15/2013

Boulders brought down by a mudslide in Poudre Canyon (credit: CBS)

Mudslides In Poudre Canyon Bring Boulders Down On Highway 14

Parts of the Poudre Canyon were closed Saturday as crews cleaned up debris from two big mudslides Friday night.

07/13/2013

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

(credit: CBS)

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

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