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3 years 9 months ago

Controlled burn on Pikes Peak today

The smoke plume you're seeing over Pikes Peak is a controlled burn. The Colorado State Forest Service and Colorado Springs Utilities Wildland fire team are burning fuel on 100 acres between the North and South Catamount Reservoirs. "All of the weather and fuel moisture indices fall within the...

3 years 10 months ago

Controlled burn planned on Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs Utilities plans a controlled burn on the north slope of Pikes Peak to thin the forest. The Colorado State Forest Service will carry out the project, which aims to clear underbrush on 115 acres of the city's watershed. CSU is worried about a destructive wildfire like...

4 years 4 months ago

Controlled burns in eastern Pueblo County

If you're seeing smoke east of Pueblo--it's a result of controlled burns. The Pueblo Rural Fire District says the Pueblo Chemical Depot reported in advance that it would burn excess grass and brush Wednesday, to prevent a wildfire. In addition, farmers are burning their fields to clear debris...

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