Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Wednesday to spend about $1.2 million over the next couple of years testing new technology designed to predict wildfires.
State and federal wildlife managers on Friday morning shared their expectations for this year’s wildfire potential.
State and federal fire managers are preparing to release their forecast for the 2015 wildfire season in Colorado.
Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The 213 Fire burning near Durango on Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River is now 100 percent contained.
Firefighting crews continued their training to prepare for wildfire season on Wednesday at Chatfield Reservoir.
The 213 Fire burning on about 60 acres of Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River was about 60 percent contained on Tuesday.
A storm expected to bring some snow and rain to Colorado is first raising the fire danger across the state.
Firefighters are working to contain two wildfires burning in Colorado.
Agencies throughout the state are getting ready for the wildfire season and on Saturday fire crews trained for a wildfire at Chatfield Reservoir where they said they need to work on communication.