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9 months 5 days ago

Black Forest fire investigation clears Chief Harvey

BLACK FOREST, Colo - The Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District released an executive summary Wednesday outlining the findings of an independent investigation into the response to the Black Forest Fire. The investigation was sparked by allegations that Fire Chief Bob Harvey did not properly handle the initial fire response, did...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado wildfire grows to 1,200 acres

A wildfire burning in Colorado's White River National Forest has grown to about 1,200 acres. The fire, eight miles northwest of New Castle in western Colorado, isn't threatening any structures or private property. About 90 people are at the scene, but the fire is being allowed to burn...

4 years 4 months ago

Hot weather fuels Colorado forest fire

Firefighters are largely allowing a fire on about 800 acres in the White River National Forest to burn for the benefit of vegetation and wildlife habitat in the area. The U.S. Forest Service says no private property, structures or recreational areas are threatened, but there was smoke in the...

4 years 4 months ago

Fireworks warning for National Forests

The U.S. Forest Service, which includes the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, and the Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands reminds campers that fireworks are illegal on public lands. That means shooting off fireworks as well as even taking them with you on a camping trip. If lighting a...

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