Rocky Mountain Coordination Center

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

Hickenlooper: Governors Talk Regional Fire Fleet

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday there are initial talks with Western governors about sharing a regional aerial fleet to fight fires, although the idea is far from reality at the moment.

07/02/2013

The Indian Gulch Fire in 2011 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Wildfire Forecasters Believe This Year Is More Promising

As fire rages in Southern California, most of Colorado has experienced a cool and very wet spring. The snowpack sits at about average for the northern two-thirds of the state.

05/04/2013

A heavy tanker (credit: Andrea Lopez)

Colorado In Good Shape With Firefighting Equipment

The U.S. Forest Service now says the fire danger is high to extreme across most of Colorado.

04/07/2012

(credit: CBS)

April Snow Takes Some Pressure Off Fire Crews

The change in the weather including the arrival of snow helped firefighters completely contain the Lower North Fork fire and lowered the fire danger from extreme to low in just 24 hours.

04/03/2012

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