A house is being called a total loss after a fire that sparked fears of something bigger.
A house fire that was burning in the 11500 block of Milam Road in Black Forest Monday afternoon is now out.
The Black Forest and Waldo Canyon wildfires have raised awareness of the need for mitigating homes on private property in Woodland Park, if not led to an increase in mitigation, a state forester said Friday.
A bill in the Colorado Senate regarding a fleet of aircraft to fight wildfires hasn't been voted on yet but already appears to be losing support from the governor's office.
The need for flood control work is keeping the Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs closed for a third consecutive summer.
Recent devastating wildfires should remind us of the need to create defensible space around our homes, but a wildland firefighter says such mitigation isn't happening as much as it should.
Crews in eastern El Paso County spent Wednesday night fighting a grass fire.
Investigators say a small fire that sparked just west of Monument Wednesday was human-caused.
After insisting it wasn't ready to provide cost figures from an independent investigation, the Black Forest Fire Department board of directors now says it will post figures on its web page next week.
After months of "no comment" and un-returned phone calls to various KRDO Newschannel 13 reporters, Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey spoke on the record Wednesday afternoon.
A wildfire sparked on Fisher's Peak near Trinidad on July 9, 2013.
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