Tag Archives: Colorado

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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Colorado’s Dead Trees Increase Wildfire Threat

Beetle-infested trees could worsen wildfires   DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, ...

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Colorado Wildfire Cause Evacuations

Residents of El Paso County evacuated due to wildfire   The Gazette Colorado Springs, Colo. – Residents near El Paso County’s southern border are being evacuated due to a wildfire. The fire is burning near 5800 Firebrand View in the ...

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Colorado Wildfire Destroys Homes

Helicopters, tankers and 400 firefighters battle blaze near Beulah   BEULAH, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire that has forced hundreds of evacuations in southern Colorado destroyed at least eight homes, but firefighters took advantage of calmer weather Tuesday to get ...

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