Woodland Heights Fire
A public hearing is being held in Fort Collins for victims of the High Park wildfire who are irate over insurance problems.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking President Barack Obama to expand disaster aid for communities hurt by wildfires.
More than 3,000 personnel were battling least a half-dozen wildfires in Colorado on Monday while thousands of people who were evacuated awaited word on when they could return.
Wildfires moved in on some of Colorado’s most popular summer tourist destinations over the weekend, demolishing nearly two dozen homes near Rocky Mountain National Park and emptying hotels and campgrounds at the base of Pikes Peak.
The hot and dry weather helped fuel the blaze that sparked Saturday and has now destroyed 22 homes and two outbuildings.