BREAKING NEWS: NB I-25 closed at Steele Street for truck vs. SUV crash. Traffic diverted at I-25 & Colorado. Major delays, no estimated reopening time. Alternate routes advised.

Jefferson County Incident Management Team

Copter4 flew over the remains of a home burned in the Lower North Fork Fire. (credit: CBS)

JeffCo Ready With Backup Plan In Case Reverse 911 Fails

The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening. JeffCo acknowledges there was an issue with alerting all homeowners about the evacuations.

03/29/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper meets with evacuees from the Lower North Fork Fire on Thursday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Devastation From Flames ‘Sobering’

Gov. John Hickenlooper toured the devastation from the Lower North Fork Fire from a helicopter on Thursday and met with those who have been forced from their homes.

03/29/2012

An image from Copter4 of a home lost in the Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Lower North Fork Fire 45 Percent Contained

The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening.

03/29/2012

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Crews Achieve 15 Percent Containment On Lower North Fork Fire

Bolstered by reinforcements, fire crews were focusing Wednesday on building containment lines around the 7-square-mile wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in the mountains southwest of Denver and may have claimed two lives.

03/28/2012

(credit: J. Byrne)

Questions & Answers About Colorado Wildfire Liability

Residents and officials affected by the Lower North Fork wildfire are asking who might pay if it is found that a prescribed burn set by the Colorado State Forest Service ignited the blaze.

03/28/2012

An image from Copter4 of a home lost in the Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Lower North Fork Fire Claims 2 Lives, At Least 23 Homes Destroyed

The Lower North Fork Fire has destroyed at least 16 homes and left two people dead, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities have now identified the bodies as husband and wife.

03/27/2012

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