Lower North Fork Fire
A former volunteer fire chief who seemed to care deeply about his community is now accused of stealing approximately $634,000 from his department.
Jefferson County has finished reviewing its new CodeRED emergency alert system. The system was put in use during the Bluebell Fire.
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.
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.
Last year’s deadly fire season in Colorado prompted a real-life fire drill in Jefferson County on Saturday.
Survivors of the Lower North Fork wildfire are marking the one-year anniversary of the blaze, but they’re not planning on getting any compensation from the state any time soon.
One year after a state-set fire in Colorado killed three people, the state Legislature has given final approval to a bill raising limits for recovering damages incurred on account of government wrongdoing.
A deadly wildfire caused by the state last year has prompted a bill that would provide more compensation in cases of government negligence.
A leaner U.S. Forest Service is preparing for another busy wildfire season.
New safeguards to prevent state-set fires from going out of control have won unanimous approval in the state Senate.