Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center

3 Grass Fires On Tuesday Could Be Sign Of Things To ComeThree brush fires ignited Tuesday afternoon proving it does not take much to spark flames in Colorado.
A Wet Month Of May Buys Time Against Large Wildfires In Early JuneInside the 2013 Lower North Fork Fire burn area there thousands upon thousands of scorched trees, but right now there's also snow-covered ground, which is prolonging the wildfire season.
Gov. Hickenlooper Working To Bring Permanent Aerial Firefighting Fleet To WestColorado is one of the most active states for wildfires in the U.S. for the beginning of July. That has prompted Gov. John Hickenlooper to take action.
Officials: 300 Homes Evacuated Near WalsenburgResidents from 300 homes remain evacuated because of the fire burning 10 miles south of Walsenburg.
Air Resources For Black Forest Fire Limited Due To Multiple WildfiresDuring the TV coverage of the Black Forest Fire that broke out northeast of Colorado Springs many people noticed there weren’t a lot of aerial resources on the fire.
Wildfires In December Put A Strain On ResourcesSnowpack throughout Colorado is well below normal for this time of year and the fire season is extending into the holidays. That's proving to be quite a challenge for wildfire managers.
Wildfire West Of Pueblo Grows OvernightThe Wetmore Wildfire grew overnight and is now at 1,742 acres. Fire officials say so far they have no containment on it and it has between 350 and 380 homes evacuated.
Wildfire Burns Multiple Structures, Prompts Evacuations In Wetmore AreaA fire in Wetmore west of Pueblo has prompted hundreds of evacuations.
Experts Hesitant To Say Monsoon Moisture Will Totally Douse Fire DangerAs Colorado's Front Range braces for its first major rain in weeks, experts are cautiously optimistic that this infamous wildfire season is finally winding down.
Colorado The Top Priority For Federal Wildfire OfficialsWildfires are roaring across Colorado and every resource the state has is in use. Coordinating the regional effort happens at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center in Lakewood.
Fire Danger Brings Tanker Plane To ColoradoIncreasing fire danger in the eastern half of Colorado has prompted fire managers to station a large aerial tanker at an airport outside Denver.

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