Lower North Fork Fire

Jim Houck with Patella (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Disaster Dog Honored For Rescue Efforts

She’s helped out at disasters all across the state, and now a dog from Fort Collins will be honored for her work.

08/09/2014

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

Colorado Pays Nearly $18 Million To Wildfire Victims

People impacted by a 2012 Colorado wildfire started by the state have gotten their compensation payments from the government.

07/29/2014

CBS4 Meteorologist Justin McHeffey in the snow-covered Lower North Fork Fire burn area on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

A Wet Month Of May Buys Time Against Large Wildfires In Early June

Inside the 2013 Lower North Fork Fire burn area there thousands upon thousands of scorched trees, but right now there’s also snow-covered ground, which is prolonging the wildfire season.

05/14/2014

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Marijuana, Fires Dominate Final Legislative Day

Banking for marijuana businesses and property tax forgiveness for disaster victims headlined the final day of the Colorado Legislature on Wednesday, though the last hours were lacking the drama of many past sessions.

05/07/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch

With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.

05/06/2014

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Payments To Colorado Fire Victims Get Initial OK

Colorado lawmakers are advancing a proposal budgeting $17.6 million for victims of a wildfire that killed three people and burned down two dozen homes in the foothills southwest of Denver.

05/02/2014

David MacBean (credit: CBS)

Community Shocked By Indictment Against Former Fire Chief

A former volunteer fire chief who seemed to care deeply about his community is now accused of stealing approximately $634,000 from his department.

10/18/2013

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Officials Say Evacuation Order One Of The Best Ever With New System

Jefferson County has finished reviewing its new CodeRED emergency alert system. The system was put in use during the Bluebell Fire.

06/09/2013

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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

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

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