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Kenneth Brooke

West Fork Fire as seen from Creede. (credit: Keith Siddel)

Crews Hope For Any Kind Of Break At West Fork Complex Fire

Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.

06/24/2013

West Fork Fire (credit: Denise Benavides)

Fire Rages, South Fork Braces For Long Evacuation

A colossal wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday.

06/23/2013