Tag Archives: Colorado

Wind-Whipped Wildfires Destroys Homes, Cause Evacuations

Fires burn across Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. The blazes are fueled by gusting winds, low ...

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Forecasters Warn of Life-Threatening Wildfire Weather

Dangerous conditions in the Southwest and Southern Plains   (Associated Press)   By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters ...

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Colorado Could Face Worst Wildfire Season Since ’12, ‘13

Governor warns residents to do their part to prevent fires   (The Denver Channel/YouTube)  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. ...

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Brush Fire Causes Evacuation of Colorado Town

Town of Boone evacuated due to fire     BOONE, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters in southern Colorado are battling a brush fire that has forced the evacuation of the small town of Boone. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office says the ...

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Live Fire Training Started Colorado Wildfire

Aviation training ignited the March 16 fire   FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army says a wildfire that destroyed at least two homes in southern Colorado was sparked by live fire training at Fort Carson. Monday’s announcement came over ...

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Army Silent on Live Rounds and Wildfire

No information if live rounds caused wildfire or not   FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army remained silent Monday on whether live ammunition was in use during a training exercise at Fort Carson three days ago, the same day ...

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Colorado Residents Return Home as Crews Contain Wildfire

Wildfire near Fort Carson destroyed three homes   FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters contained a blaze near Fort Carson Sunday after it destroyed three homes and several vehicles, though they still had not determined how the fire started at ...

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Firefighters Contain Colorado Wildfire

Fire near Fort Carson destroyed three homes   FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters contained a blaze near Fort Carson Sunday after it destroyed three homes and several vehicles, though they still had not determined how the fire started at ...

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Forecasters Warns of Fires Across U.S. High Plains

Intensifying drought has resulted in critical fire danger   By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The amount of moisture received across the United States’ southern high plains since October has been ridiculously low, and forecasters warned ...

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Fire Warnings Issued for Six States

Red Flag warnings across nation’s midsection   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued fire warnings for six states in the nation’s midsection. The Red Flag warnings issued Friday include most of Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern ...

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