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Concern Heightens Over Dry Weather That Creates Fuel For Fire

Some places in Colorado are already preparing for wildfire season. Aspen is one such town, where local organizations are hoping to stop any disaster before it starts.

03/23/2015

The Eightmile Fire near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Eightmile Fire A Reminder Of How Volatile Conditions Are For Wildfires

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.

06/28/2014

The Flagstaff Fire burning near Boulder June 2012 (credit: CBS)

Boulder Crews Watch For Fires, Monitor 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.

06/13/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the High Park Fire command post in June 2012. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Caution Still Needed To Prevent Fires

Gov. John Hickenlooper is about to get his annual briefing about the risk of wildfires this summer in Colorado.

05/09/2013

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Hot, Windy Weather Raises Colorado Wildfire Danger

High winds and hot temperatures are expected across Colorado for the start of the Memorial Day weekend, raising renewed concerns about wildfires.

05/25/2012