Wildfires

Flash flood warnings driving frustration

Drivers can get new alerts about Hwy 24 closures

Drivers in southern Colorado can now get new alerts about closures and other impacts on Ute Pass.

Colorado unveiling new firefighting strategy

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks by deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first smoke sighting.

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UPDATE: Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey resigns

Two Black Forest Fire Board members and an inside source tell KRDO NewsChannel 13 that Chief Bob Harvey has submitted his resignation and turned in his radios.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Weather helps fight wildfire near national park

Authorities say weather conditions have helped them make progress fighting a small wildfire burning near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
    

Wildfire resources to six states coordinated by Pueblo center

Keeping track of local firefighters sent to wildfires in the West this summer is the job of the Pueblo Interagency Fire Dispatch Center.

Local Firefighters Helping in Northern California Wildfires

Local firefighters heading to California

Three fire departments in El Paso County are providing personnel and resources as part of a nationwide effort to combat a rash of wildfires in northern California and southern Oregon.

CDOT Addresses Rockslide Concern in Ute Pass

Rock-slide concern in Ute Pass addressed by CDOT

The Colorado Department of Transportation said Thursday it has done all it can to protect drivers along U.S. 24 in Ute Pass from rock slides and falls caused by above-average rainfall this year.

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Sheriff's office finalizes Black Forest Fire investigation report

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says it has submitted the final version of it's Black Forest Fire investigation report to the District Attorney's Office.

How to Stay Safe from Wildfires

Crews battle new wildfire in northwestern Colorado

Firefighters are working to protect ranches and oil and gas facilities from the latest wildfire burning in northwestern Colorado.

Crews battle new wildfire in northwestern Colorado

Firefighters in northwestern Colorado are battling a new wildfire - a 300-acre blaze near Elk Springs.

 
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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