Wildfires

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Wyoming Ranchers Sue Over Fire Touched Off By Colorado Guard

A southeast Wyoming couple says a 2012 wildfire touched off by Colorado Army National Guard troops training in the state caused more than $6 million worth of damage to their ranch.

02/24/2015

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Colorado Considers System To Predict Fire, Flood Behavior

The large, destructive wildfires and major flooding that have ravaged Colorado in recent years often gave responders little warning.

02/16/2015

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174 Record Temperatures In 15 Days Taking Toll On Colorado’s Snowpack

If you think it’s been unusually warm over the past two weeks, you’re right!

02/10/2015

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Multiple Brush Fires Bring Important Reminder

Firefighters responded to three small brush fires that burned between Bowles and Belleview avenues on both sides of C-470 in Jefferson County Monday afternoon.

02/09/2015

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Structures Burn In Brush Fire East Of Wellington

Two hay barns and another outbuilding were damaged in a brush fire east of Wellington in Weld County Saturday afternoon.

02/07/2015

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Woman Won’t Charge $7 Billion For Goats To Clean Up Weeds At Rocky Flats

People opposed to a proposed burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge say a woman has come up with a much better way to curb the fire risk.

02/02/2015

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Steamboat Weather Summit: Develop A Plan Before Disaster Strikes

For the 26th year in a row, broadcast meteorologists from around the country are in Steamboat Springs learning about disaster and discussing trending topics in meteorology.

01/20/2015

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No Criminal Charges In Black Forest Fire — For Now

Investigators in El Paso County say there isn’t enough evidence to file criminal charges right now in connection with the Black Forest Fire.

11/18/2014

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Fire Officials Excited About Drones’ Potential

Fire chiefs from across Colorado say drones have a lot of potential. The new airborn technology could be a lifesaving measure not just for firefighters but victims as well.

10/23/2014

Copter4 flew over a helicopter making water drops on a wildfire in June, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Study: Front Range Fires Not Getting More Severe

Researchers say wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range might burn more area but aren’t much more severe than before firefighting became commonplace in the 1920s.

09/24/2014

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