Wildfires

The wildfire in Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: John Butler)

Small Wildfire Breaks Out In Rocky Mountain National Park

A small wildfire broke out inside Rocky Mountain National Park Tuesday afternoon.

08/12/2014

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Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Closes For Final Repairs

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City closed for final repairs and construction on Monday.

08/11/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.

08/04/2014

An image from Copter4 of a home lost in the Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Pays Nearly $18 Million To Wildfire Victims

People impacted by a 2012 Colorado wildfire started by the state have gotten their compensation payments from the government.

07/29/2014

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450-Acre Elk Springs Fire 90 Percent Contained

Firefighters are making progress against a wildfire burning near ranches and oil and gas wells in northwestern Colorado.

07/28/2014

A barricade made with sandbags around a home in the Waldo Canyon burn area (credit: CBS)

Flash Flood Watch Across Southern Colorado

More rain is forecast in already soggy southern Colorado, raising the risk of flooding again.

07/28/2014

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Crews Battle New Wildfire In Northwestern Colorado

Single-engine air tankers are helping firefighters battle a new wildfire in northwestern Colorado.

07/27/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Alkali Fire Could Be Fully Contained By Sunday

Firefighters hope to have a 32-square-mile wildfire in northwestern Colorado fully contained by Sunday.

07/26/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Crews Keep Northwest Colorado Fire From Growing

Firefighters have kept a 32-square-mile blaze from spreading in northwestern Colorado as scattered showers fall in the area.

07/25/2014

The Alkali Fire burning in Moffat County (credit: CBS)

Colorado Wildlife Quadruples To 32 Square Miles

Fire crews took advantage of cloud cover and higher humidity Thursday to keep a 32-square-mile wildfire under control in northwestern Colorado.

07/24/2014

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