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Black Forest Residents Sue Over Handling Of Fire

Updated: 09/06/2014 - Nearly 60 people whose homes were destroyed in last year's Black Forest Fire have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that state and local authorities were negligent in fighting the blaze.

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Elk Springs Fire 90 Percent Contained

Updated: 07/29/2014 - Firefighters are working to protect ranches and oil and gas facilities from the latest wildfire burning in northwestern Colorado.

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Senators Seek Emergency Wildfire Fighting Money

Updated: 07/23/2014 - Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell were among a dozen U.S. senators who sent a letter to Senate leaders asking for passage of emergency legislation to allocate $615 million for use in fighting wildfires.

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How to Help Firefighters Battling the 8 Mile Fire

Updated: 07/01/2014 - The most urgent requests Tuesday morning are: Bug Repellent, Sun Screen - SPF 50, SPF Chapstick, Eye Drops, Contact Cases, Contact Solution, Saline Nasal Spray, Gum/Hard Candy, Benedryl

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Fire West Of Larkspur Fully Contained

Updated: 06/27/2014 - A small wildfire in Douglas County has been fully contained, the U.S. Forest Service announced Friday morning.

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Waldo Canyon Fire

Posted: 06/24/2014 - Monday marked the two-year anniversary of the start of the Waldo Canyon Fire. So many in our community remember the images from the deadly fire that ripped through the west side of Colorado Springs.

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Oregon to use radio-controlled helicopter on fires

Posted: 06/22/2014 - The Oregon Department of Forestry is putting together a radio-controlled helicopter to give firefighters a better look at what wildfires are up to in tight smoky places a conventional scout plane cannot go.

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New Park in Mountain Shadows

Posted: 06/22/2014 - People who live in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood will soon have a new pavilion, playground and Waldo Canyon memorial.

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Black Forest Fire, One Year Later

Updated: 06/12/2014 - We're talking with one homeowner on this one year anniversary of the Black Forest Fire. We were with Nigel Thompson the day he returned to his burned home. Wednesday he showed us the progress on his new home.

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One Year Anniversary Of The Royal Gorge Fire

Updated: 06/12/2014 - Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of the Royal Gorge Fire. which burned about 3,000 acres and damaged much of the Royal Gorge Park.

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Students Reseed Burn Area in Black Forest

Updated: 05/16/2014 - Students at a southern Colorado school planted 400 seedlings Thursday to help areas devastated by the Black Forest fire recover.

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Southern Colorado Prepares For Wildfire Season

Posted: 05/15/2014 - On Wednesday in Colorado Springs, there were several fire training exercises. One of them was a multi-agency simulated fire to show firefighters exactly what types of challenges they could face during the real thing.

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