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Wildfires

The fire in Widefield (credit: Fountain Fire Department)

Crews Get Handle On Grass Fire In El Paso County

Firefighters in El Paso County have knocked down a grass fire burning near a Widefield park.

06/17/2014

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Smoke From Arizona Wildfire Drifts Into Colorado

Smoke from wildfires in New Mexico and Arizona is drifting into Colorado.

06/16/2014

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A Year After Devastating Fire, Royal Gorge Seeks Comeback

The iconic Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Southern Colorado is bouncing back a year after a wildfire charred 3,200 acres and shuttered the popular tourist attraction for two seasons.

06/12/2014

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Historic Colorado Wildfire Changed American Fire Policy

It’s been 20 years since a rapidly growing wildfire claimed the lives of over a dozen fire fighters.

06/11/2014

An image of smoke from the Black Forest Fire in June 2013. (credit: CBS)

EPA Promotes Global Warming Proposal To Governors

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.

06/10/2014

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Sheriff Maketa: Cause Of Black Forest Fire May Never Be Known

Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.

06/10/2014

A C-130 making a drop at the West Fork Complex Fire on Monday (credit: CBS)

Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.

06/09/2014

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Huerfano County Wildfire 100 Percent Contained

Higher humidity and clouds have helped firefighters contain a 15-acre wildfire in southern Colorado.

06/03/2014

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2 Brush Fires In Jefferson County Were Human-Caused

The U.S. Forest Service says two small brush fires in Jefferson County were human-caused.

06/02/2014

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Weather Helps Fight Against Wildfire In Huerfano County

Higher humidity and clouds have helped firefighters contain about 80 percent of a 15-acre wildfire in southern Colorado.

06/02/2014

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