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Colorado competes with other states for wildfire-fighting aircraft. Climate change makes that a big problem.

Lawmakers have signed off on spending tens of millions of dollars to bolster Colorado’s access to fire-dousing planes and helicopters. That’s crucial as blazes grow bigger and more plentiful -- and erupt beyond summer.

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Investigators unable to determine cause of Cal-Wood fire, which destroyed 20 Boulder County homes

The fire started near Jamestown on Oct. 17 and burned more than 10,000 acres

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How three families that lost their homes in Colorado’s record-breaking 2020 wildfires are coping

Some are ready to rebuild. Others are still weighing their options.

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“Lots of structure loss” after East Troublesome fire’s explosion into Grand Lake, but changing weather slows march toward Estes Park

Massive Grand County fire charred another 50,000 acres Thursday, topping 170,000 acres to become the second largest fire in Colorado's history

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East Troublesome fire explodes toward Grand Lake, prompting urgent evacuations

The Cal-Wood and Lefthand Canyon fires in Boulder County were relatively inactive on Wednesday, but fierce winds are heading into the area

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U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close public lands in five Colorado counties because of fire conditions

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will be off limits in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder, and Larimer counties starting at midnight on Wednesday

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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She thought the evacuation was a precaution. Then the Cal-Wood fire erased her family’s Boulder County home.

Courtney Walsh rushed her children, parents and pets out of harm’s way just as the blaze approached their house on Foothills Ranch Drive, just north of Boulder

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At least 20 homes torched by Cal-Wood fire as new Lefthand Canyon blaze threatens more destruction

The fire, which began about 12:30 p.m. Saturday near the Cal-Wood Education Center in Jamestown and quickly raced east, has burned 8,788 acres

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“It’s not looking good”: 900 homes north of Boulder evacuated because of raging Cal-Wood fire

The evacuation zone spans on U.S. 36 from Neva Road to Lyons. Jamestown, Raymond, areas west of Hygiene and neighborhoods in Lefthand Canyon are included in the order.

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