Gusty winds could hinder firefighters’ efforts to contain a wildfire that has scorched up to 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.
Cold air and snow moved over the Galena Fire area in Larimer County giving fire crews some relief on Sunday.
Calmer weather on Saturday is expected to help crews fighting a wildfire that has scorched between 750 and 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.
People came together to help in the face of the High Park Fire destruction, and one man who is in the process of rebuilding his home says it was the same sense of community which led him to rebuild.
A Coast Guardsman from Colorado came to the rescue this week when a plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean.
Colorado is wrapping up one of the driest summers ever. August was the fourth driest on record and water levels at reservoirs across the state are down dramatically.
An attack is now under way to prevent the damage done by the two recent wildfires from getting worse. It’s a fight to save the reservoir providing drinking water to tens of thousands of people.
One Front Range community has taken measures to protect their water supply after the High Park Fire.
The High Park Fire has forced changes to the route for this year’s Bike MS, including the cancellation of the century route option.
There’s been a lot of aerial support helping to fight the High Park Fire and one key spot for helicopters to pick up water is Horsetooth Reservoir. But the area is also home to many people and the flames have come dangerously close.