Tag Archives: Colorado

Media Access to Wildfires Varies by State

Differences even among government agencies     By JANIE HAR and FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Journalists have captured searing, intimate images of active and dangerous wildfires burning in California, due in large part to a decades-old ...

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Eaton, CO Type 4 Wildland Engine

A look at a new rig from SVI     SVIWeb When spec’ing its new Type 4 Wildland Engine, Eaton, CO Fire Protection District chose a 12′ aluminum SVI body mounted on an International HV507 4-Door 4×4, which houses a ...

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Pine Gulch Fire Becomes Second-Largest in Colorado History

Fire has burned 125,100 acres     DENVER (AP) — A wildfire burning in remote terrain in western Colorado is now the second largest in the state’s history, fire officials said Wednesday. As of Wednesday morning, the so-called “Pine Gulch” ...

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Colorado Bans Opens Fires as State Battles Wildfires

Four fires have burned across 208 square miles     By PATTY NIEBERG Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Gov. Jared Polis issued a 30-day ban on open fires such as campfires, fireworks and other open sources of ignition ...

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Colorado Brush Fire Injures Three Firefighters, Damages Two Fire Engines

10 acres burned in Boulder County     Carrie Haverfield, Public Information Specialist Boulder County, Colo. – On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m. the Boulder County Communications Center received a report of a grass fire on the ...

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Wind Pushes Colorado’s Grizzly Creek Fire in Multiple Directions

Wildfire has burned 3,702 acres     GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A portion of Interstate 70 remained closed in western Colorado on Wednesday because of a wildfire that has grown to 5 square miles (13 square kilometers) in hot, ...

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Colorado’s Grizzly Creek Fire Closes I-70

Wildfire east of Glenwood Springs     GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A portion of Interstate 70 remained closed in western Colorado on Tuesday because of a wildfire that broke out along the highway the day before, forcing drivers headed ...

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Pine Gulch Fire Causes Evacuations in Colorado

Fire in 18 miles north of Grand Junction     GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Some residents living near a western Colorado wildfire have been ordered to evacuate as the blaze continues to expand. The Pine Gulch fire, burning in ...

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More Homes on Evacuation Notice Ahead of Colorado Wildfire

Pine Gulch Fire grew to over 25,000 acres on Sunday     GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Residents living near a western Colorado wildfire have been told to be ready to evacuate as the blaze expands. The Pine Gulch fire ...

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