Wildfires

(img3)Insurance nightmare continues for Mountain Shadows family

Insurance nightmare continues for Mountain Shadows family

Three years after the Waldo Canyon Fire, many homeowners still struggle with their insurance claims.

BLM

Lightning sparks small fires in Fremont County

The Bureau of Land Management says two out of three small fires that were started by lightning in Fremont County Thursday are now out.

Remembering the Waldo Canyon Fire

Remembering the Waldo Canyon Fire

Some dates will be remembered forever; for people in Colorado Springs one of those dates is June 23rd, 2012.

Problems with grasses, weeds result from wet weather

With constant rain fueling rarely seen amounts of grasses and weeds, Colorado Springs police ask property owners to keep such vegetation at manageable levels.

Black Forest Fire anniversary

Recovery continues 2 years after Black Forest Fire

The community is looking back at the most destructive wildfire in state history.

Baseball Disaster Readiness Offered at Sky Sox Stadium

Sky Sox Stadium offers baseball, disaster readiness

This year, organizers moved a disaster education event up three months to give people more time to prepare at the beginning of summer instead of at the end.

Lengthy recovery mode challenges area

If continuing to recover from wildfires in 2012 and 2013 weren't enough for southern Colorado residents, now they're dealing with new threats from wet spring weather.

MAFFS Training

Airborne Fire Fighting

In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the 302nd Airlift Wing, the Air Force Reserve will take to the skies this weekend for its Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) training. 

How to Stay Safe from Wildfires

Colorado deploys planes to spot, douse wildfires faster

Colorado will patrol its forests and grasslands with two new wildfire-spotting aircraft this summer, hoping to find and extinguish flames before they explode into deadly megafires.

Colorado expects below-average fire risk as season begins

Colorado officials expect a quiet start to the wildfire season along the Front Range, but the western half of the state is drier and more vulnerable.

 
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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