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Pine Gulch fire

Pine Gulch fire

Opinion: Colorado wildfire season reinforces the need for mitigation and resiliency

Five charts that show where 2020 ranks in Colorado wildfire history

Before 2002, Colorado never had a 100,000-acre wildfire. Now it has its first 200,000-acre fire.

Meet the Colorado helicopter medic trained to rescue wildland firefighters

Unique federal, state, military and civilian partnerships grow from Gypsum’s High Altitude Army National Guard Training Site, creating a firefighting unicorn like Aaron Zinser

Four large wildfires burning in Colorado have cost $77 million to fight — so far

None of the blazes are fully contained, and rehabilitation costs still loom large

Firefighters keep an eye on the burnout fire as is approaches downhill toward the containment line. Firefighting use of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS, or drone) during a burnout operation at a Grizzly Creek Fire containment line in the Glenwood Canyon area near Dotsero, Colorado, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Steve Peterson, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Pine Gulch fire becomes largest in Colorado history as firefighters near full containment

The Pine Gulch fire has not destroyed any homes or caused any injuries, but firefighters have been battling it for about a month

Is your throat scratchy from Colorado’s wildfire smoke or coronavirus? Here’s how to tell.

The air quality in Denver was worse than in Beijing and Kolkata the past few days. Here is what health experts are saying about going outside.

Blazes in Colorado, California may be part of a climate-driven transformation of wildfires around the globe

Wildfires from Australia to Siberia are not just larger, hotter and faster, but burning in areas and seasons where they were previously rare.

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: Want to support Colorado firefighters? Take action on climate change.

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.

You’ve seen those massive jets fighting Colorado’s wildfires. Meet the pilots who get “down and dirty” flying them.

A pair of DC-10 widebody jets from New Mexico dump 10,000 gallons of retardant in a single trip as part of an expanding, quick-strike aerial strategy.

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

The Grizzly Creek fire is threatening the Colorado River and water for the entire West

As the Grizzly Creek Fire rips through Glenwood Canyon, it endangers vital infrastructure for millions of westerners. Sediment and debris could foul the Colorado River for years to come.

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.

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.

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.