El Paso County commissioners vote Tuesday afternoon to assume control of the Office of Emergency Management from the Sheriff's Office.
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Researchers say wildfires along Colorado's Front Range might burn more area but aren't much more severe than before firefighting became commonplace in the 1920s.
She founded an organization that finds homes for abused dogs and now she has returned to her own home after a 15-month absence.
In Colorado Springs, an engine built to combat wildfires and hot shot crews are on stand-by, ready to head to California to help crews on the front lines.
Fifty-eight people whose homes were damaged or destroyed in last year's Black Forest Fire have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that state and local authorities were negligent in fighting the blaze.
Drivers in southern Colorado can now get new alerts about closures and other impacts on Ute Pass.
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.
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
Authorities say weather conditions have helped them make progress fighting a small wildfire burning near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Keeping track of local firefighters sent to wildfires in the West this summer is the job of the Pueblo Interagency Fire Dispatch Center.
A wildfire sparked on Fisher's Peak near Trinidad on July 9, 2013.
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