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Denver police look for masked suspects in fire that killed 5

Killed were Djibril and Adja Diol, along with their 22-month-old daughter Khadija, as well as relative Hassan Diol and her infant daughter Hawa Baye.

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No mess-tent meals, no giant camps: This is wildfire fighting in Colorado during coronavirus

Crews instead are “spiking out” in small groups and using aircraft to keep blazes smaller. This is why fire officials asked months ago for a burn ban and extra funding.

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With nothing but hot and dry weather in the forecast, Colorado wildfires could burn for weeks

The National Weather Service in Boulder says below-average precipitation and high temperatures are expected over the next 30 days. Four fires have torched more than 130,000 acres.

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More than 100,000 acres are now burning Colorado as fire near Fraser quickly grows

The Williams Fork fire near Fraser ballooned to more than 4,100 acres on Saturday. It started midday Friday.

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I-70 closed through Glenwood Canyon because of large wildfire, reopening unclear

Hot and dry conditions have resulted in high fire danger across Colorado

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Senegal president offers condolences to victims of Denver fire that killed 5

Senegal Consul General Elhadji Ndao flew to Denver on Thursday at the request of his country's leaders and said he is looking forward to the investigation

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Authorities lift evacuations prompted by wildfire near Evergreen after rainstorm douses burn area

The 50-acre blaze was at 25% containment "and climbing" by midday Tuesday, the sheriff's office announced.

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About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures

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Wildfire base camps are prone to coronavirus outbreaks, government report says

The U.S. Forest Service's draft risk assessment predicts that even in a best-case scenario nearly two dozen firefighters could be infected with COVID-19 at a camp with hundreds of people