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U.S. fire incident commander Rich Harvey shows the Black Forest Fire burn area on June 14, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Hopeful Signs Emerge On 4th Day Of Battle Vs. Black Forest Fire

Fire officials leading the battle against the Black Forest Fire say they are beginning to see some hopeful signs as they work to contain the blaze that has killed two people and destroyed 473 homes. Some mandatory evacuations were lifted Friday afternoon.

06/14/2013

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Experts Explain How Waldo Canyon Fire Moved Downhill

Fires make their own weather in a variety of ways. CBS4′s Alan Gionet found out that’s what happened with the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire.

07/09/2012

Smoke billows at sunrise from part of the Waldo Canyon fire on June 30, 2012 in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Waldo Canyon Fire Containment Expected By Middle Of July

Crews are bracing for erratic winds Monday afternoon as firefighters enter the tenth day fighting the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs.

07/02/2012

Waldo Canyon Fire (credit:  CBS)

Waldo Canyon Fire 25 Percent Contained, More Evacuations Lifted

Fire crews continue to gain ground on the Waldo Canyon Fire burning in Colorado Springs. The fire was 25 percent contained on Friday afternoon and there had been no significant growth. More evacuations were lifted Friday at 8 p.m.

06/29/2012

Waldo Canyon Fire on June 27 (credit: CBS)

Looting Suspects Arrested In Evacuated Areas

A handful of looting suspects have been arrested in the evacuation areas of Colorado Springs and surrounding subdivisions while the Waldo Canyon Fire burns just miles away.

06/28/2012

An aerial view of the Mountain Shadows subdivision in Colorado Springs where most homes were destroyed in the Waldo Canyon Fire June 27 (credit: John Wark)

Colorado Springs Mayor: Fire Has Destroyed ’346 Homes’

Fire officials battling the Waldo Canyon Fire say they hope to make major progress in the effort to contain the blaze on Thursday.

06/28/2012

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Lower North Fork Fire 70 Percent Contained

Fire crews made some progress Friday on the Lower North Fork Fire. The containment was 70 percent Friday afternoon.

03/30/2012