Tag Archives: Colorado

New Mexico Sends Crews to Western Wildfires

Crews sent to several states battling wildfires   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 ...

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Late-Season Wildfires Choke US Cities

2017 shapes up to be one of the worst seasons     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Heavy winter snow and a very wet spring in the Western U.S. generated predictions the 2017 wildfire season would ...

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Wildfires Bear Down Glacier, Yosemite Parks

Winds push several blazes     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wind-driven flames, hot temperatures and dry conditions are hampering firefighters across the West even after Labor Day, the unofficial end to a summer of devastating wildfires. The dozens of fires ...

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Air Guard Tankers Activated for Western Wildfires

C-130’s from three states move to California   CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Air National Guard C-130s from Wyoming, Nevada and Colorado that are equipped to battle wildfires have been activated to fight wildfires in the western U.S. The three large ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted in Colorado, Montana

Residents near Breckenridge allowed to return home   DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press Evacuation orders were lifted in Colorado and Montana towns threatened by wildfires, while air and ground crews battled a growing grass fire Saturday in northwestern Colorado. Residents of ...

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Crews Fight to Keep Wildfire from Colorado Resort

Wildfire threatens nearly 500 homes near Breckenridge resort     COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Firefighters were working Thursday to keep a wildfire that’s forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from spreading toward homes near Colorado’s Breckenridge ...

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Colorado Wildfire Contained

Residents allowed to return to Boulder homes   P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of residents were allowed to return to their homes in the foothills just outside this university city on Monday as firefighters make ...

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Wildfire Burns West of Boulder

Sunshine Fire causes evacuation of nearby houses   BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters were able to contain about half of a small but potentially dangerous wildfire just west of downtown Boulder, Colorado, that forced hundreds to flee and sent up ...

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Latest on Midwest Wildfires

A look at what’s burning across country’s midsection   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the country’s midsection (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 22 counties ...

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Fatal Wildfires Scorch Four States

Six people dead as wildfires burn Midwest   JIM SUHR, Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get ...

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