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.
At sunrise, firefighters began the grim task of counting the number of homes lost in a wind-whipped wildfire Monday. They plan a news conference around 9 am when they'll reveal the extent of damage from an inferno that sent them scrambling for safety several times Monday afternoon and evening. At...
Firefighters expect to fully contain a 340-acre fire near Rangely by Monday evening.
No structures were immediately threatened.
The fire was 70 percent contained as of midday Sunday.
Fire officials say the blaze was reported by Friday and was started by lightning. It is burning in pinon,...
Fort Carson reports that 700 acres have been burned in a range fire. No structures are threatened. The fire is 80 percent contained.
Fort Carson is handling firefighting efforts witht eh help of El Paso County crews.