Wildfires

Fort Carson fire burns 1,500 acres

A wind-fueled grass fire scorched 1,500 acres on Fort Carson Friday.

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Crews Battle Grass Fire in Falcon

A grass fire in the 7000 block of Rio Road in Falcon burned approximately 2.3 acres Saturday morning.

Options limited on dealing with U.S. 24, Ute Pass closures

Many drivers and residents along U.S. 24's Ute Pass in El Paso County said they're tired of being trapped by long highway closures that occasionally happen.

National science organization releases report on Waldo Fire

National science organization releases report on Waldo Fire

After more than three years of study, the National Institute for Science and Technology has published a report on the Waldo Canyon Fire.

Wildfire danger high in the Eastern Plains

Wildfire danger high in the Eastern Plains

Wildfire danger is still high in parts of the Eastern Plains a day after a grass fire whipped through 150 acres.

Wind whips up fires in El Paso and Pueblo counties

A wind-driven grass fire burns near Yoder in eastern El Paso County Tuesday.

Lorie Cross

NIST recommends using hazard scale to fight fires

A federal study has found that most homes destroyed by the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado Springs were ignited by other burning homes.

Red Flag Warnings in November

Red Flag Warnings in November?

Red Flag Warnings are in effect today.  But is that unusual for November?

Prescribed burns are in the forecast

Prescribed burns are in the forecast

Prescribed burns are in the forecast for the next few weeks as the Forest Service gets ready for next fire season.

Section of Black Forest Road to close soon

El Paso County plans a $1.2 million repair job for a damaged section of Black Forest road about one-half mile north of Shoup Road.

 
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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