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
How will America keep wildfire crews safe from coronavirus during what’s expected to be a tough season of blazes?By The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and ranch owner Louis Bacon say super fires should not be the new normalOpinion
“Maybe it was bad luck,” tourist train owner says of massive fire near Durango that led to $25 million lawsuit
Federal prosecutors chase Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad chief for damages related to the 53,000-acre 416 Fire. He says he’s been focused on fire prevention since 2002
The collective community experience in northern Colorado -- not personal property damage -- caused the most change in beliefs
Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.
Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade
2018 was the second worst year for wildfire on record in Colorado, adding 475,803 acres statewide to burn scars at risk for destructive post-fire flooding. Even a quarter-inch of rain could spell disaster.
Firefighting training courses are being canceled from Tennessee to Oregon, piles of dead trees are untended in federal forests and controlled burns to thin dry vegetation aren't getting done
Officials want to keep drones away from Colorado wildfires. But how do you halt something you can’t see?
Last year, there were 26 known drone incursions over wildfires in the U.S., six of which happened in Colorado
"These trees were already stressed and they just couldn’t handle it"
The Buffalo fire, near Silverthorne, was one of the first big tests for fire breaks in Colorado. Now, communities are changing their tune toward them.
The wildfire started on June 12 and was racing toward $1 billion in homes and infrastructure. Then, crews stopped the flames in their tracks.