Posted 11:50 AM 6/15/2013 by Jeff Langan
The fire at the San Isabel National Forest is now contained.
Eight smoke jumpers went in last night, and found it was only a half acre big. They stayed through the night to monitor it, and will stay through the day.
There is hope that the fire is out by the end of the day.
Posted 8:37 AM 6/15/2013 by Garrett Boyd
Posted 4:21 AM 6/15/2013 by Connie Murphy
A fire damages a home in the 600 block of Fairview early Saturday morning in the Woodland Park area. The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Extra crews were called in to put it out the blaze.
Three people were inside the home at the time of the fire but thankfully no reported injuries. The (More)
Posted 1:36 AM 6/15/2013 by Juice Godfrey
Two people were sent to the hospital after a three car accident in the Springs late Friday night.
Springs Police tell News 5 that a Chevy truck was East bound on Airport road around 10:40 p.m. when the truck swerved across the center median and struck a Toyota Corolla, the pick-up (More)
Posted 12:52 AM 6/15/2013 by Juice Godfrey
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Hikers around Vallecito Reservoir are being asked to keep an eye out for any signs of a boy who went missing last November. Family friend Denise Hess tells the Durango Herald people have never stopped searching for Dylan Redwine and they need help. (More)
Posted 11:35 PM 6/14/2013 by Juice Godfrey
A three car crash has closed Westbound Airport Road between Academy Blvd. and Murray on the Springs South East side.
The alleged driver of a Chevy full sized pick-up reportedly ran away from the accident on foot.
Police ask drivers to avoid the area while they continue their investigation.
News 5 will bring you more details as we learn them.
Posted 7:45 PM 6/14/2013 by Jeff Langan
The Bureau of Land Management will be monitoring a small fire in the San Isabel National Forest tonight.
Smoke jumpers parachuted in to fight the fire.
It is about three acres in size, and officials believe lightning is the cause of the fire.
Posted 10:17 AM 6/14/2013 by Maddie Garrett
UPDATE: Black Forest Fire remains at 5% containment Friday morning, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and Incident Commander Rich Harvey announced at a 9:00am press conference. Harvey said, "we gained something last night," however they're "not ready to quantify it."(More)
Posted 11:05 PM 6/13/2013 by Connie Murphy
DENVER (AP) - High winds have diverted 23 flights that were scheduled to land at Denver International Airport. Airport officials say winds up to 48 mph Thursday night diverted the flights to other airports, but the planes were returning to Denver once they refueled. The (More)
Posted 1:16 PM 6/13/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - Members of the Kit Carson Riding Club have been caring for horses and other large animals evacuated by the Black Forest Fire since Tuesday afternoon.
Club president Loren Lanckreit estimates they currently are caring for about 100 horses, goats and bulls. He says another (More)