Heavy Rain Forces Mudslides & Highway ClosureHeavy rain flooded the Junkins Fire burn scar south of Canon City on Sunday.
Roads Completely Destroyed In Southern Colorado FloodingSeveral roads are washed out or covered in water due to major flooding in southern Colorado. More than 16 inches of water has fallen in the area since late March with nearly six inches in the past three days.
Wildfire That Destroyed 9 Homes Now 100 Percent ContainedA 28-square-mile wildfire in southern Colorado is now 100 percent contained.
Junkins Fire Now 70 Percent ContainedFire managers planned to keep extending their containment lines Wednesday on the southwest side of the Junkins Fire.
Crews Extend Lines At Colorado Fire, Containment 60 PercentGround crews and heavy equipment are extending protective lines around a southern Colorado wildfire, and containment has reached 60 percent.
Junkins Wildfire Now 50 Percent ContainedA wildfire that has burned 28 square miles in southern Colorado is now 50 percent contained, but firefighters don't expect full containment until Nov. 15.
Heat, Wind, Clear Skies Intensify Junkins FireFirefighters say warmer-than-normal weather, clear skies and low humidity are intensifying a wildfire burning near Westcliffe that has destroyed nine homes.
Firefighters Hopeful About Battle Against Junkins FireFirefighters expect to keep making progress on the wildfire burning near Westcliffe despite the warmer-than-normal weather and low humidity expected over the coming days.
Some Wildfire Evacuees Near Beulah Allowed Back HomeSome residents evacuated by a southern Colorado wildfire that has burned five homes are being allowed back home.
Fire Crews Make Progress On Junkins FireFire crews made progress on the Junkins Fire Wednesday evening. The fire was three percent contained and crews expected more containment on Thursday.
5 Homes, Other Structures Lost In Junkins Fire Burning In Southern ColoradoThe Junkins Fire consumed more homes on Tuesday. The fire was reported before dawn Monday east of the small town of Westcliffe near the Rocky Mountain foothills.
Calmer Weather Helps Crews Fighting Wildfire In Southern ColoradoCooler and calmer weather Tuesday should help crews fighting a southern Colorado wildfire that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of people and destroyed one home.
Junkins Fire Evacuee: 'I Hope We'll Still Have A House Up There'Some structures have burned after residents were evacuated by a wildfire burning near the southern Colorado town of Westcliffe.