PHOTO: Summit County Sheriff's Office

“Brush Creek” Fire about 30% Contained

(10/04/15) A fire burning in the mountains west of Denver is about 30% contained.


Firefighters battle wildfire in Summit County

Summit County firefighters are battling a wildfire that has scorched more than 200 acres north of Silverthorne.  

So What is a Red Flag Warning

What is a Red Flag Warning?

With the dry weather Wednesday, a red flag warning was issued.  But what is a red flag warning?

Flash floods placed in perspective

Recent flash floods in southern Colorado haven't claimed as many lives as Monday's tragedy in Utah but they've been just as devastating to public and private property.

Firefighters in Security are prepared for wildland fires

Firefighters in Security are prepared for wildland fires

The fires that were sparked this afternoon this afternoon were snuffed out thanks to the quick work of firefighters who have trained for just such a scenario.

Local fire danger increases

Wet weather had reduced the area's fire danger for much of the year but drier weather has brought the danger back.

Keeping in touch during a disaster

Keeping in touch during a disaster

Disasters have struck Southern Colorado repeatedly in the last few years and keeping in touch with loved ones during a disaster can be difficult.

UPDATE: Brush fire on Fort Carson

A brush fire that started on training grounds at Fort Carson on Saturday (09/12/15) is now 80 percent contained.

Preparing for Nontraditional Disasters

Local commissioner emphasizes disaster readiness

People in southern Colorado generally know how to prepare for fires and floods, but what about other threats, like a financial crisis or a blizzard?

Fire Danger Creeps Up

Fire Danger Creeps Up

The fire danger has gone up recently thanks to some dry weather.

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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