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Lower North Fork Fire

A man saves a scorched flag from a home destroyed by the Lower North Fork Fire March 28, 2012 in Conifer, Colorado. They are part of the State Wildland Inmate Fire team. The fire which has burned 4,500 acres has claimed two lives and over 20 homes. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Colorado House Passes Wildfire Mitigation Tax Credit Bill

A bill to extend a tax credit for people who take steps to protect their homes from wildfire will now go to the Colorado Senate.

02/11/2013

Copter4 flies above a home burning in the High Park Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado To Resume Forest Burns, With New Limits

A year after Colorado’s worst wildfire season on record, which included a destructive blaze started by the state, Colorado officials said Wednesday they will resume limited preventive burning on state lands.

01/30/2013

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Lower North Fork Fire Panel Releases Final Report

A panel that reviewed the deadly Lower North Fork Fire, which grew from a prescribed burn on state land in March, says it’s time to explore raising a cap on state liability.

01/04/2013

Michael Maher in court (credit: CBS)

Man Accused Of Impersonating Firefighter During Wildfires Pleads Not Guilty

Investigators say during the Lower North Fork Fire one of the men on the lines was not a real firefighter. He’s also accused of impersonating a firefighter during the High Park Fire.

12/03/2012

A man takes pictures of a home destroyed by the Lower North Fork Fire March 28, 2012 in Conifer, Colorado. They are part of the State Wildland Inmate Fire team. The fire which has burned 4,500 acres has claimed two lives and over 20 homes. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Colorado Giving $1.3M For Wildfire Recovery

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is providing $1.3 million for recovery in the Lower North Fork Fire burn area.

10/14/2012

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Giving $1.3M For Wildfire Recovery

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is providing $1.3 million for recovery in the Lower North Fork Fire burn area.

10/12/2012

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State Lawmakers Reject Lower North Fork Fire Proposal

A proposal to double the amount of money the state can pay out to fire victims failed to pass in the Colorado Legislature on Tuesday.

09/26/2012

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Review Bills To Address Colorado Wildfires

Colorado lawmakers are reviewing possible legislation to apply lessons learned from a March wildfire that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes.

09/25/2012

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Commission Looks At What Went Wrong With Lower North Fork Fire

It started as a prescribed burn, but when it got out of control the Lower North Fork Fire destroyed 23 homes and killed three people. Now a commission is looking at what went wrong.

08/13/2012

Michael Maher (credit: Larimer County Sheriff)

Firefighter Impersonator Suspect Also Charged In Lower North Fork Fire

The man who admitted to impersonating a firefighter at the High Park Fire burning west of Fort Collins is in more trouble.

06/29/2012

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