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Two Wildland Fires Remain Uncontained In NW Colorado

fire season smallThis past weekend’s lightning resulted in 34 wildfires in Northwest Colorado. Only two of those blazes are uncontained. Fire crews are still working towards wrapping them up. Of the five fires reported yesterday Continue reading

Fire Danger High in Northwest Colorado

fire-danger-high-signThe fire danger is high across much of Colorado partly because of a dry air mass in place across much of the Southwest. The dry weather combined with warm weather and expected strong winds led to the posting of red flag warnings south of the Palmer Divide and across southern and northwestern Colorado yesterday. Continue reading

Hickenlooper Signs Bill to Increase Colorado’s Air Firefighting Fleet

fire season smallGovernor John Hickenlooper, after being briefed by state and federal firefighting bosses on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado, has signed legislation authorizing nearly Continue reading

Fire Experts Expect Northwest Colorado to Have “Normal” Fire Season

fire season smallPredictive Services with the National Interagency Fire Center calculates the wildland fire potential for this fire season to be normal in the Rocky Mountain Area. However, even in normal years Continue reading