Wildfires

Midway shooting ranges face closure

El Paso County officials are considering several options to address concerns about a target shooting area near the Midway community.

Rockrimmon residents continue to worry about wildfire

Rockrimmon residents continue to worry about wildfire

The fire danger was high again today around the area.  Hearing that means something different if you live in northwest Colorado Springs.

Colorado State Forest Service

Report says beetles don't make forests more likely to burn

Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears that they're more vulnerable to wildfire outbreaks, but a new study found no evidence that bug-infested forests are more likely to burn than healthy ones.

KRDO

Firefighters dodge bullets trying to put out fire near PPIR

A grass fire burned approximately 2 acres Monday afternoon near the Pikes Peak International Raceway in El Paso County.

Hiker dies after fall in Blodgett Peak Open Space

Authorities confirm that a 28-year-old man from the Denver area died after a fall in a popular hiking area of northwest Colorado Springs.

Flying W Ranch provides details about 2016 reopening

It'll be a new, better and different Flying W Ranch when it reopens on Memorial Day weekend next year.

Ashley Kay

Agricultural burn grows out of control near Security-Widefield

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says five acres burned when an agricultural burn grew out of control near Powers and Fontaine Wednesday.

Lantern Festival raises questions about fire safety

A woman who lost her home in the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire is part of an effort to stop a scheduled event that features open flames and lanterns.

Fire danger remains high despite snow this winter

Fire danger remains high despite snow this winter

Southern Colorado is experiencing a reminder that there can still be wildfires despite some extra snow this winter.

UPDATE Fire burning near Fort Carson about 80 percent conta

UPDATE: Fire burning near Fort Carson fully contained

A fire near Fort Carson and the Pikes Peak International Raceway has burned more than 100 acres Sunday night.

 
There are currently no severe weather alerts.

Fire burning on Fisher's Peak

A wildfire sparked on Fisher's Peak near Trinidad on July 9, 2013.



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