US Wildfire Costs Hit Record $2.3 Billion; Season Isn't OverThe U.S. government says it has already spent a record $2.3 billion fighting wildfires this year, and 64 major fires are still burning in 10 states.
Fires, Smoky Skies Push Activities IndoorsIn Steamboat Springs, the football team moved cafeteria tables to make room for practice indoors on Thursday.
This US Wildfire Season Is Among The Worst: Here's WhyWildfires are chewing across dried-out Western forests and grassland, putting 2017 on track to be among the worst fire seasons in a decade.
Parts Of Colorado See Wettest May On Record With More Rain ComingMany Colorado communities in and near the Front Range have seen around a foot of water since the middle of April.
How Many Olympic Pools Of Water = Inch Of Rain Over Fourmile Burn Scar?Colorado's terrain and soils make the state very susceptible to flash flooding when wet weather patterns develop.
Fire Crews Prepare For Average, Above Average Wildfire SeasonWildfire experts are predicting that Colorado will experience an average to above average wildfire season this year. They need aerial support to attack fires and limit damage. That requires training.
Colorado's First Aerial Firefighting Fleet Is BornGovernor John Hickenlooper says it’s time to prepare for fighting fires and on Monday he signed a bill into law creating the state’s first aerial fire fleet.
Fire Crews Preparing For Wildfire SeasonFire crews are on high alert this weekend after a brush fire in Aurora on Friday.
Firefighters Warming Up For Wildfire SeasonWildfire season is starting to heat up in Colorado, and firefighters are making sure they're ready to go at any moment.
Bill Calling For Wildfire Help From California Draws ContemptColorado lawmakers are already thinking about the next fire season and are now asking California for help to boost the state’s fleet if it’s needed.
Colorado Lawmaker Asking California For Help With Wildfire Air Support A Colorado lawmaker will travel to California on Monday to ask for help with air support while fighting wildfires.
Udall Pushes For More Preemptive Action As Wildfire Concerns GrowSummit County leaders met with Sen. Mark Udall in Frisco on Sunday to discuss the upcoming wildfire season.