Waldo Canyon Fire
After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.
More rain is forecast in already soggy southern Colorado, raising the risk of flooding again.
The Red Cross of Colorado is sending two volunteers to Washington state to help people devastated by wildfires. One of the volunteers flew out on Monday and CBS4’s Kathy Walsh found she’s no stranger to big fires.
Heavy rain caused flooding across El Paso County on Wednesday night that left standing water over several roadways and forced a section of Highway 24 to close.
Sandbags line the streets of Manitou Springs as the small town west of Colorado Springs braces for another round of severe storms that could bring devastating heavy rain.
Two years after the state’s most destructive wildfire burned 346 homes in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood, the community is still healing.
Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.
Manitou Springs has installed several devices to help warn residents about flash flooding after last year’s devastating flooding rushed through the town west of Colorado Springs.
The bill to create Colorado’s own aerial firefighting fleet is getting bipartisan support and Gov. John Hickenlooper is on board. The funding has been approved and now more details are coming out about what the fleet would look like.
Colorado lawmakers agreed Wednesday to budget $21 million for an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster, a response to historic back-to-back wildfire seasons.