Tag Archives: Colorado

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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Strong Winds Raise Wildfire Risk in Colorado

Monday’s fire risk is the greatest along the Front Range   DENVER (AP) — Strong winds continue to raise the risk of wildfires across eastern Colorado. Monday’s fire risk is the greatest along the Front Range and across the southeastern ...

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Grass Fire Destroys Colorado Houses

Total of nine structures destroyed in Elbert County   DENVER (AP) — A grass fire near a rural Colorado community southeast of Denver has destroyed five homes and four barns but no one has been hurt. Authorities say the fire ...

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Eating Away a Threat

Goats help mitigate wildland understory to reduce fire severity   A herd of 300 goats is being used by South Metro (CO) Fire Rescue and the city of Castle Pines to mitigate landscape infrastructure around three neighborhoods. (Photos courtesy of ...

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