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1 year 1 month ago

2 Uncontained wildfires burning in New Mexico

PECOS, N.M (AP) - Crews fighting two large uncontained wildfires in New Mexico are focusing on building protection lines around the blazes and hoping a forecast of storms will bring moisture to help reduce the intensity of the fires. Still, the forecasted thunderstorms could also bring lightning that could start...

2 years 1 month ago

Mother Nature doesn't get them down

181 homes have been lost so far in the High Park fire burning in northern Colorado. One evacuated couple is waiting for word on their home which was just built, after another wildfire destroyed their previous home in the same area less than 2 years ago. Woody and...

3 years 1 week ago

Pueblo County eases fire restrictions

The Pueblo County Sheriff and fire officials have decided to move from Stage II Fire Restrictions to Stage I Restrictions. Officials made the decision based on a the recent precipitation and the less aggressive winds than this time a month ago. "The step down to Stage I came after...

3 years 1 month ago

365-square-mile blaze still uncontained

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) - The commander of the team battling a big wildfire in the mountains of eastern Arizona says firefighters have a tough three of four days ahead of them. The weather settled down overnight, but forecasts call for winds to pick up again. The 365-square-mile blaze has been...

3 years 3 months ago

Glenwood Springs ban on wood stoves questioned

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Some Glenwood Springs City Council members say they're willing to consider relaxing a 16-year-old ban on wood-burning stoves because newer models produce less pollution. The Glenwood Springs Post Independent reports that resident Craig Ullmann asked the council to reconsider the ban because he wants...

3 years 11 months ago

US sending aid to Russia to battle wildfires

The United States is sending firefighting equipment to Russia to help officials there respond to the 500 wildfires burning across the country. The White House says President Barack Obama called Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Thursday morning to express his condolences for the losses his country has suffered. The wildfires...

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