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West Fork Complex Fire

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

More Progress Made On Pipeline & West Fork Complex Fires

The Pipeline Fire burning near Trinidad was started by lightning on Wednesday and so far has burned 100 acres.

07/14/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Assessment Reveals West Fork Complex Fire Only 19 Percent Contained

The battle against the massive West Fork Complex Fire took a setback on Monday.

07/08/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Crews Gain More Control Over West Fork Complex Fire

Fire crews are slowly getting control of the West Fork Complex Fire in southwest Colorado.

07/06/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Papoose Fire Could Flare Up In Beetle Kill Area

One of the trio of wildfires burning in southwestern Colorado is expected to be active in the coming days.

07/03/2013

Lorrie Church of Pagosa Springs took this photo on June 23. It shows the plume of smoke from the fires on the other side of Wolf Creek Pass.

Willow Lake Fire Handled, West Fork Fire 7 Percent Contained

Firefighters now have a handle on a small wildfire in Jefferson County.

07/02/2013

(credit: Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team)

Flag At West Fork Fire Lowered For Fallen Arizona Firefighters

The flag at a command post for a huge wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado is flying at half staff.

07/01/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

West Fork Complex Fire Now 2 Percent Contained

The West Fork Fire is the biggest wildfire burning in Colorado and has so far burned more than 90,000 acres, but on Saturday there was 2 percent containment.

06/29/2013

A C-130 tanker (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper To Propose Regional Firefighting System At WGA Meeting

There’s now a proposal to get Colorado more wildfire fighting resources.

06/25/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Winds Ease At West Fork Complex Fire, But Town Still A Concern

This is what counts as good news in Colorado’s wildfire season: a breezy day but at least not three straight hours of winds blowing at 25 mph or more.

06/25/2013

West Fork Fire as seen from Creede. (credit: Keith Siddel)

Crews Hope For Any Kind Of Break At West Fork Complex Fire

Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.

06/24/2013

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