Two wildfires sending a plume of smoke over Boulder have prompted evacuations, the call-up an air tanker, the mobilization of dozens of firefighters and the setting of backfires.
By the numbers:
one fire has burned 20 acres
one fire has burned 5 acres
60 firefighters... more »
Crews are monitoring hot spots at the wildfire burning near Boulder amid concerns that strong winds could fan the flames and send them into the city.
City officials had urged roughly 9,000 residents Thursday afternoon to prepare to evacuate at a moment's notice because of conditions that were ripe... more »
It's the last thing fire managers in Boulder County want to hear--wind gusts in the range of 50-miles an-hour are forecast for the foothills around Boulder this evening.
The Fourmile Canyon Wildfire exploded from a spark into an inferno that leveled more than 100 homes in conditions similar to... more »
Firefighters are still trying to gain the upper hand on a wildfire burning near Boulder. But with dozens of homes destroyed, county officials are starting to make plans to help people who won't have homes to return to once the fire is out.
Authorities say a wildfire that has... more »
The Boulder County Humane Society is taking-in dogs that have been displaced by the Fourmile Canyon Fire. To make room for the displaced dogs, 20 dogs available for adoption are being sent to the Pikes Peak Humane Society.
The local humane society already had 60 dogs available for adoption--that's... more »
The devastating Fourmile Canyon Wildfire in Boulder County has many residents in fire-prone area on edge, and thinking about how to protect themselves.
The Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association has offered a list of what to take along if you are evacuated ahead of a wildfire. This is a... more »
Eight people believed to have been in the path of a Boulder County wildfire Monday are still not accounted for, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. Deputies are following-up with relatives and doing welfare checks, seeking information on the missing.
Originally, 20 people were reported missing, but the... more »
Colorado Springs Emergency Management is sending staff to Boulder County this morning to help bone-weary staffers there deal with day three of a wildfire that's leveled nearly 100 homes and other structures.
Bret Waters, Director of CSEM received the request Tuesday afternoon. He committed the staff without hesitation.
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