Do Your Part to Prevent Wildfires

With wildfires erupting all over the state, conditions continue to be concerning for wildfires following a very dry winter and recent high winds.

Salida-area wildfire fuel break on track

Dozens of landowners in the foothills of Methodist Mountain have agreed to forest treatments that are necessary to create a community fuel break designed to protect Salida and Poncha Springs from a wildfire.

December Wildfire Near Idaho Springs

High winds and dry conditions hampered efforts to extinguish a fire that prompted limited evacuations and destroyed at least 2 structures near Idaho Springs.  

Wildfire South of Estes Park Now 15 Percent Contained

A 133-acre wildfire that broke yesterday morning near Kruger Rock in Larimer County, which is about two and a half miles south of downtown Estes Park, forcing mandatory evacuations for nearby neighborhoods, is now 15 percent contained.