Tag Archives: East Troublesome Fire

Much of Rocky Mountain National Park Reopens after Wildfire

East Troublesome Fire is second-largest in state history     ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Many areas of Rocky Mountain National Park reopened Friday after being closed for two weeks after a massive wildfire spread into the park. ...

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Colorado Wildfires Burn Large Areas, Hundreds of Buildings

Crews are expected to continue monitoring fire areas and extinguishing isolated hot spots     DENVER (AP) — A pair of wildfires in northern Colorado set records as the largest and second-largest in the state’s history, burning nearly 630 square ...

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Colorado’s Largest Wildfire Burned Over 200 Homes

Cameron Peak Fire ignited in arid and rugged terrain     FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire that has scorched more than 326 square miles (844 square kilometers) since it started in mid-August, becoming the largest in Colorado history, ...

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Snow, Cold Weather Puts Damper on Colorado Wildfire

Firefighters were able to piece together three miles of fire lines     Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Snow and cold weather on Sunday put a damper on a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in northern ...

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Thousands Flee from Colorado’s Second-Largest Wildfire

Elderly couple found dead after refusing to leave their home     Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A mandatory evacuation order has sent thousands of people fleeing from their homes near Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado as wildfire ...

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Colorado’s East Troublesome Fire is Second Largest in State History

Over 192,000 acres burned     By PATTY NIEBERG Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s second-largest wildfire in state history was most likely caused by human activity, Gov. Jared Polis said Friday. The East Troublesome fire which forced ...

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Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Town Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Wildfire has burned at least 125,600 acres     DENVER (AP) — Residents in and around a gateway town to Rocky Mountain National Park have evacuated and the park was closed after one of several fires burning in northern Colorado ...

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Some 3,000 Firefighters Fight to Contain Colorado Wildfires

Crews shuffle between fires due to personnel shortage     By JAMES ANDERSON Associated Press DENVER (AP) — It’s a snapshot from hell: A group of firefighters brace themselves against a furious wind blowing dust and debris and fanning flames ...

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