DENVER (CBS4)– As wildfire season gets underway in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis is taking action to prepare.

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He signed an executive order directing funds from the Disaster Emergency Fund to the Wildfire Emergency Response Fund.

The executive order redirecting funds will help crews mobilize and fight fires faster.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile), the deadliest (Storm King) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.

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