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Lime Gulch Fire

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire on June 20, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Fire Near Conifer Near Full Containment

A wildfire burning in the foothills about 30 miles southwest of Denver is expected to be fully contained soon and evacuation orders have been lifted.

06/23/2013

The Lime Gulch Fire on June 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

All Evacuations Lifted At Lime Gulch Fire In Jefferson County

Fire managers say a 500-acre wildfire in the foothills west of Denver is now 15 percent contained.

06/22/2013

A Chinook helicopter from Fort Carson (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Guard Helps With Security, Helicopters At Fires

More than 100 Colorado National Guard soldiers and pilots are helping with security and firefighting efforts at three wildfires in the state.

06/22/2013

Lime Gulch Fire (credit: CBS)

Heat, Wind Complicate Lime Gulch Firefight

The evacuation order remains in effect in the Lime Gulch Fire burning in Jefferson County, and officials say the weather on Friday isn’t helping in their efforts to contain the blaze.

06/21/2013

(credit: CBS)

Aerial Firefighting Teams Responding Quickly To New Fires

When the Lime Gulch Fire flared up on Wednesday afternoon it seemed like there were helicopters doing bucket drops on the fire and C-130s releasing slurry almost immediately.

06/20/2013

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire on June 20, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Lime Gulch Fire Forces Closure Of Waterton Canyon

Evacuations remain in place for about 100 homeowners in southern Jefferson County due to the Lime Gulch Fire, which was likely started by lightning.

06/20/2013

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