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Peak Colorado wildfire season may start earlier and last longer

Projections suggest peak of the fire season will start in mid-May

‘A very chaotic situation’: Crews tackle growing wildfires

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Destructive fires in the U.S. Southwest have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as wind-fueled...

5,000 under evacuation orders as New Mexico wildfire rages

Douglas Siddens’ mother was among those who made it out with just the clothes on her back when a deadly, wind-fueled wildfire ripped through a mountain community in southern New Mexico. The ...

Prescribed burn planned for Animas City Mountain

Preparations will begin mid-April and trails will close during the wildfire operations just north of Durango

Couple found dead as wildfire destroys New Mexico homes

More than 200 residences charred near Ruidoso

Firefighters battle small wildfire along river in Pueblo

PUEBLO – Firefighters in Pueblo were battling a wildfire on Sunday that charred about 20 acres of a grassy, wooded area along the Arkansas River and forced evacuations in at least one neighb...

Louisville allows fire victims to rebuild under older codes

LOUISVILLE – The Louisville City Council in suburban Denver voted Tuesday night in favor of allowing residents whose homes were significantly damaged or destroyed in Colorado’s most destruct...

Charges dropped against Danish man in Colorado wildfire

DENVER – A judge on Monday dismissed criminal charges against a Danish man accused of starting a Colorado wildfire that destroyed about 140 homes in 2018 after he was repeatedly found unable...

Rainbow Gathering planned in Colorado sparks fire concerns

DENVER (AP) – The Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes plans to return to Colorado this summer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The weekslong confab that draws tens of thousands of hippie campe...

Forest Service to burn 1,500 acres near Vallecito Reservoir

Operations will depend on weather and firefighters, but could start as soon as April

Residents return home after fleeing Boulder wildfire

Nearly 20,000 people who were forced to flee a wildfire in northern Colorado were back home Monday after firefighters were able to stop the spread of the fire at 190 acres. The fire that bro...

As drought outlook takes shape, preparations begin for wildfire season in Southwest Colorado

Dry and warm weather projected this summer