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Survivors Mark North Fork Wildfire Anniversary

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.

03/26/2013

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Push Wildfire Victim Compensation Bill Forward

A deadly wildfire caused by the state last year has prompted a bill that would provide more compensation in cases of government negligence.

03/14/2013

An image from Copter4 on June 22 (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Bill Would Overhaul State Burns In Colorado

State-prescribed forest fires in Colorado would have a new set of safeguards under a bill that has gotten unanimous initial approval in the state Senate.

02/26/2013

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Fort Carson Plans Prescribed Burns

Fort Carson fire crews are preparing to burn piles of tree limbs produced by forest thinning.

02/14/2013

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US Forest Service Suspends Prescribed Burns

The U.S. Forest Service is suspending prescribed burns on 14 million acres of federal forests in Colorado until the weather improves.

03/30/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Political Lessons From Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado’s first wildfire of the season has not only brought devastation, but has also brought some important political issues to the surface, CBSDenver.com Blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

03/29/2012

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Hickenlooper Stops Prescribed Burns After Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has suspended the use of state prescribed burns like the one that may have caused a deadly wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Denver.

03/28/2012

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Colorado Reviewing Controlled Burn Policies

Colorado’s governor said Wednesday he was preparing to put a stop to government-prescribed burns such as the one that may have started the deadly wildfire gnawing through a huge swath of foothills southwest of Denver.

03/28/2012

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Rocky Mountain National Park Plans Prescribed Burns

Fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park are planning prescribed burns to protect against wildfires.

08/04/2011