fires

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“A lot of structures under threat”: Cameron Peak fire continues its rapid expansion

The fire had burned more than 102,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, making it the fifth largest recorded in Colorado

News Primary category in which blog post is published

I-70 reopens through Glenwood Canyon after two week closure; fires continue to burn across Colorado

The reopening of I-70 is big news to Western Slope communities that were hurting because of the closed route

Nicolais: Colorado forest fires have become a devastating marker of summer

With 19 of the top 20 largest fires occurring over the past 20 years, sometimes it seems the whole state really is burning

Opinion
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Train service resumes in Glenwood Canyon, wildfires grow to a combined 179,000 acres

It could be several more days before motorists will be allowed on Interstate 70 through the mountain corridor.

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Pine Gulch fire grows to second-largest in Colorado history; investigators seek tips on Cameron Peak fire’s ignition

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a health advisory for the smoke emitted by the wildfires

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado governor bans campfires, fireworks for 30 days to prevent new wildfires

The order comes as four major fires are burning more than 130,000 acres in western Colorado. Gov. Jared Polis said three of the blazes are believed to have been human-caused.

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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.

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

So you need to get to Colorado’s Western Slope? Here are your options.

The Colorado Department of Transportation is encouraging people to stay away from western Colorado for the near future