U.S. Forest Service
Four military firefighting planes are being moved to Arizona from Colorado.
Search teams in Wyoming are looking for the 61-year-old brother of Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, who was due back from a hike in the Wind River Range last week.
There’s now a proposal to get Colorado more wildfire fighting resources.
As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
When the Lime Gulch Fire flared up on Wednesday afternoon it seemed like there were helicopters doing bucket drops on the fire and C-130s releasing slurry almost immediately.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say they have euthanized a bear that killed about 40 chickens near Paonia.
People in Poudre Park are still rebuilding from the High Park Fire that started exactly one year ago.
As dry conditions set the stage for another difficult fire season, the Forest Service said Tuesday it will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
Embers swirled above Poudre Park during a wildfire so big and so close that people could hear it, smell it and feel it.
Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado called on the U.S. Forest Service on Friday to make certain that a contract dispute doesn’t ground large air tankers used to fight wildfires.