Tag Archives: Colorado

Voluntary Evacuation in Colorado Wildfire

Wildfire has burned 150 acres     LIVERMORE, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire in the mountains northwest of Fort Collins has prompted a voluntary evacuation order for some homes. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said the fire burned about 150 ...

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Wildfire Outside of Denver Forces Evacuations

Wildfire has burned about 20 acres     DENVER (AP) — Firefighters have gained 50% containment on a wildfire that forced the evacuation of more than 300 homes in a rural area southwest of Denver. The fire located in the ...

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Colorado Conducts Nighttime Wildfire Aviation Training

State is first in country to implement helicopter night flying suppression program     DENVER – Colorado becomes the first state in the county to begin nighttime helicopter suppression operations with training this month. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention ...

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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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South Metro Fire Rescue PIO Wildfire Report

PIOs cover the North Highway 67 fire     South Metro Fire Rescue PIO – On this Vlog Eric and Connor provide an up close look at wildland operations during the North Highway 67 Fire in Douglas County on July ...

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Colorado, Wyoming Firefighters Help Fight Canadian Wildfires

100 firefighters from five crews     DENVER (AP) — Firefighters from Colorado and Wyoming will help battle wildfires burning in Canada. One hundred firefighters from five crews — three from Colorado and two from Wyoming — left Denver on ...

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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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