Gov. Hickenlooper Declares Disaster For 3 Fires

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed three executive orders to declare disaster emergencies related to three fires burning in Colorado.

The orders authorize a combined $10.15 million to help pay for firefighting and other costs.

The following monies will be distributed to these fires for fire suppression, response and recovery efforts:

Black Forest Fire, El Paso County, $5.5 million
Royal Gorge Fire, Fremont County, $4.5 million
Klikus Fire, Huerfano County, $150,000