Lower North Fork Fire
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.