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The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes To Battle Fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

08/20/2014

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Colorado Fire Officials Warn About Teens Taking The ‘Fire Challenge’

Colorado’s top fire officials have issued a warning about a dangerous and disturbing trend among teens known as “the fire challenge.”

08/02/2014

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Feds: Miners Entered Area Where Blast Occurred

Two Colorado miners who died of carbon monoxide poisoning apparently entered an area of the mine where an explosive had been previously detonated, federal investigators said Monday.

11/18/2013

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2 Killed, 20 Injured In Ouray Mining Accident

Two workers were killed and 20 others were injured Sunday in a mining accident near the southwestern Colorado town of Ouray.

11/17/2013

A home now on an island in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Colorado Agencies Cautious On Flood Victim Numbers

Colorado’s widespread flooding has led to hundreds of missing person reports, but officials say many of those people are calling in safe as phone service is slowly being restored and victims call the Red Cross to strike their names off the list.

09/15/2013

A C-130 drops slurry on the Flagstaff Fire. (credit: CBS)

1932 Law Prevents Military From Initially Offering Aircraft To Fight Wildfires

Wildfires destroyed some 600 homes and burned more than 100,000 acres in Colorado during the past two months and several homeowners contacted 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger to ask where the military was when the fires broke out.

07/16/2012

What's left of the home belonging to Waldo Canyon Fire victim Lynn Mosier. (credit: CBS)

Waldo Canyon 98 Percent Contained, Investigation Into Cause Continues

The Waldo Canyon Fire was 98 percent contained Friday evening but what sparked Colorado’s most destructive fire in the state’s history remained under investigation.

07/06/2012

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Hickenlooper Considers Imposing Statewide Fire Ban

The massive High Park Fire has made many Coloradans nervous about wildfires and Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering imposing a statewide fire ban while many counties already have bans in place.

06/13/2012

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