Pine Gulch fire
The reopening of I-70 is big news to Western Slope communities that were hurting because of the closed route
With 19 of the top 20 largest fires occurring over the past 20 years, sometimes it seems the whole state really is burningOpinion
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
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.
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.
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.