The Eightmile Fire near Canon City is a reminder of just how quickly things can change in Colorado. After weeks of heavy rain, hot dry weather is raising the chances of fire danger.
Boulder firefighters are patrolling neighborhoods on the western edge of the city to monitor wildfire danger and respond quickly if a fire is spotted.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is about to get his annual briefing about the risk of wildfires this summer in Colorado.
High winds and hot temperatures are expected across Colorado for the start of the Memorial Day weekend, raising renewed concerns about wildfires.