Waldo Canyon Fire

(credit: CBS)

Flooding, Mud Causes Significant Damage To Homes In Manitou Springs

Residents in Manitou Springs are bracing for more possible flash flooding on Tuesday as they clean up from Monday night’s damaging mud invasion.

07/02/2013

Diana Webb took this photo on June 26 when the Waldo Canyon Fire exploded.

Wildfire Recovery Picks Up A Year After Waldo Fire

Scores of new homes are springing up just one year after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged a Colorado Springs neighborhood.

06/26/2013

Barry Timmons talks with CBS4's Suzanne McCarroll. (credit: CBS)

Couple Who Rebuilt After Waldo Canyon Offers Hope To New Victims

A couple whose home burned in the Waldo Canyon Fire last year wants to offer hope to the hundreds who similarly lost their homes in this month’s Black Forest Fire.

06/19/2013

A firefighter battles flames in the Black Forest Fire in 2013. (credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Firefighters Advance Containment On Black Forest Fire

Crews gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday and had more than half the blaze contained as officials prepared to lift mandatory evacuation orders.

06/15/2013

(credit: United States Air Force Academy)

Military Plays Huge Role In Fighting Black Forest Fire

Part of the federal response to the Black Forest Fire is the huge role the military has played in battling the fire.

06/15/2013

Ben Garland (credit: CBS)

Broncos’ Ben Garland Sends Prayers To Fire Victims

Denver Broncos guard Ben Garland says his thoughts and prayers are with families near the Black Forest wildfire – including his own.

06/12/2013

Kelly Werthmann with her family and the Partridge Family (credit: CBS)

Fire Evacuees Describe Running Out Of Home ‘As Fast As Possible’

Devastating wildfires have touched the lives of many Colorado Springs families last year and again this year, and CBS4’s Kelly Werthmann’s family is among those whose lives have been altered.

06/12/2013

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So Far Campfires Are Allowed At Many Campgrounds

Nothing beats the glow of a campfire, especially at night. But last year with a fire ban in place, having a campfire meant campers could be fined hundreds of dollars or more. Fortunately, this is not last year.

05/27/2013

Rampart Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Rampart Reservoir In Waldo Canyon Reopens To The Public

Nearly a year after the Waldo Canyon Fire a popular recreation area is reopening.

05/26/2013

CBS4 Mountain Newsroom reporter Jeff Todd shows off how the gel keeps things cool on the other side of the wall being sprayed by a firethrower. (credit: CBS)

Thermo Gel Could Be Key To Protecting Homes During Wildfires

An insurance company that employs private firefighters is showing off a new last resort for homeowners when it comes to protecting structures in the paths of wildfires.

05/24/2013

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