Tag Archives: Colorado

Howe Ridge Fire Initial Response

The fire grew from 20 acres to an estimated 2,500 acres overnight     National Park Service, Intermountain Regional Office Lakewood, CO – Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released a video documenting the first 36 hours of the Howe ...

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Wildfire Reporting with Colorado PIOs

South Metro Fire Rescue PIOs run back to back fires     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – Vlog 10, Two Wildland Fires PIOs Eric, Connor and Kim take you on back to back wildland fires in SMFR’s district and ...

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Firefighters Battle Colorado Fire on 400 Acres

National Guard helicopters helping ground crews     LAS ANIMAS, Colo. (AP) — Fire crews are fighting a wildfire estimated to be burning on about 400 acres (0.63 square miles) on Colorado’s plains. The Gazette reported that the fire started ...

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Bear Cub Burned in Colorado Wildfire Released into Wild

Cub was burned in fire near Durango     DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire has been released back into the wild. The Durango Herald reports that the cub was placed in the ...

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Two Plead Not Guilty to Starting Colorado Wildfire

Fire destroyed three homes and burned 12,600 acres     EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — Two people accused of starting a wildfire in western Colorado last summer by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting range have pleaded not guilty. Twenty-three-year-old ...

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Colorado Fire Academy Fosters New Wave of Wildland Firefighters

Academy shows the state is preparing for whatever disaster comes next     COLORADO SPRINGS (KOAA News 5) – You don’t often see wildland firefighters training in the thick of a snowstorm. But the ever-expanding fire season across the West, ...

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