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1 year 3 months ago

Latest update on the Black Forest Fire

The number of homes completely destroyed by the Black Forest Fire now stands at 502. That's up from 483. Yesterday afternoon, the City of Colorado Springs issued the "all clear" for all voluntary evacuation areas. El Paso County has downgraded some areas. The Black Forest Fire is now...

2 years 2 months ago

Update: Waldo Canyon Fire

The Waldo Canyon Fire has caused 32,500 people to be evacuated in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. At a morning news conference, officials said structures were lost in the last 24 hours, but they don't have a good count at this point. Firefighting efforts continue with hundreds...

2 years 3 months ago

Fire on Karr Road

Fire has destroyed a mobile home, and damaged a house in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Fire tells us the motor home was engulfed in flames when they arrived on the scene around 2:30 a.m. The camper was parked behind a home, and the fire extended to the structure. We are...

2 years 9 months ago

Crystal Park home destroyed by fire

Firefighters will remain at the scene of a massive house fire in Manitou Springs throughout the night to ensure that it doesn't flare up again. The one and a half story home in the 1300 block of Sun Valley Lane caught fire sometime before 7:20 p.m. Tuesday and was completely...

3 years 2 months ago

City to destroy confiscated fireworks

The police and fire departments in Colorado Springs will be destroying fireworks Tuesday morning that were confiscated during the past year. Fireworks of any kind are illegal within city limits and a news release from the fire department stated that many people were ticketed this year for having fireworks. ...

3 years 3 months ago

Fire station being rebuilt after fire

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Volunteer firefighters have broken ground on a new station for the Fourmile Fire Department after it was destroyed by a wildfire. Fourmile Fire Chief Bret Gibson tells KUSA-TV that the rebuilding project shows that the fire department is moving forward after such a catastrophic event....

3 years 3 months ago

Blaze along NM-Colo. destroys 14 structures

A wildfire racing across rugged terrain along the New Mexico-Colorado border has charred more than 25,000 acres and has destroyed more than a dozen structures. Fire officials say 14 structures, including outbuildings and uninhabited hunting cabins, have burned. Officials say none of the structures were primary residences. Crews...

4 years 1 week ago

Utah wildfire has now claimed 4 homes

A wildfire sparked at a Utah firing range has destroyed four homes. More than 1,600 homes have been evacuated after the fire broke out during a National Guard training session and blazed across thousands of acres. But the fire that was threatening the small community of Herriman has now...

4 years 1 week ago

Loveland wildfire fully contained

A wildfire that destroyed two homes in Colorado's northern foothills and drove at least 100 people out of their homes has been contained. The fire west of Loveland was declared fully contained Thursday night. It was the second major Colorado wildfire to break out in less than a week....

4 years 1 week ago

California wildifre chars 6,000 acres

Firefighters are gaining ground on a California forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada that has blackened more than 6,100 acres and destroyed one home. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Cindy Thill says the fire "got very active" Wednesday afternoon, but a fierce air and ground attack kept the flames...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Winds push fire through 2 dozen Detroit homes

Flames swept through at least two dozen Detroit homes, fanned by strong winds that toppled power lines across the city and knocked out service to at least 113,000 Michigan homes and businesses. Tuesday night's fires were scattered through at least three neighborhoods, including along several blocks on the east...

4 years 2 months ago

California wildfire threatens entire town

A wildfire that's destroyed at least 40 homes near the Mojave Desert is threatening an entire town and firefighters say they're worried that afternoon winds will kick up the flames. Kern County Fire Engineer Dustin Allegranza says crews worked through the night to burn out a firebreak ahead of...

4 years 2 months ago

California wildfire destroys 30 homes

Two wildfires that erupted and spread quickly in Southern California have destroyed dozens of homes and forced evacuations in remote areas of the state's Kern County. The most destructive of the fires was burning about 10 miles southeast of Tehachapi, a city located in a mountainous area between Bakersfield...

4 years 3 months ago

Anniversary of Pueblo's "Great Flood of 1921"

It's the 89th anniversary of the worst natural disaster in the history of Pueblo. We're talking about the Great Flood of 1921. "It was so devastating," said Deborah Espinosa, Director of El Pueblo Museum. It happened on June 3, 1921. Streets in downtown Pueblo were flooded. The Arkansas River overflowed,...

4 years 5 months ago

Fire destroys boats at Virginia marina

A large fire broke out at a Virginia marina early Wednesday morning. Firefighters battled the two-alarm blaze for hours before bringing it under control. Witnesses reported hearing an explosion shortly before the fire began. The fire destroyed three boats, but crews were able to move other boats and...

4 years 7 months ago

RV fire out in Pueblo

Fire destroyed a motorhome in a driveway Monday morning. The Pueblo Fire Department put out the blaze at 10 am. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Nemick told News First 5 that the homeowner was working on the motorhome's engine. He left for a bit, and it was on fire when...

4 years 9 months ago

Wildfires destroy homes in Australia

Hundreds of people in western Australia have fled ahead of a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 40 homes. At least three people were injured as two major blazes burned out of control after breaking out Tuesday in a wheat and sheep farming district north of the coastal city of Perth....

5 years 2 weeks ago

Fire destroys mobile home, injures one

A woman was hospitalized after her mobile home caught fire overnight. The fire sparked about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night on the 1100 block of Partridge Lane in Falcon. Firefighters say they are still investigating the exact cause, but they are calling the fire suspicious. The victim's injuries are not...

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