Tag Archives: Colorado

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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