The High Park Fire-- burning near Fort Collins-- is a challenge in two big ways... you have to put it out... but you also have to manage all the people that requires and feed them, and transport them. The seriousness of the fire-- and the complexity of the operation-- are why a special Type 1-- team took over Monday. They’re called in on the worst cases. We talk about this with Mike Ferris, a spokesman at the National Interagency Fire Center. First he explains the firefighting itself.
Big Fire, Big Guns
Award-Winning Journalism From The Colorado Public Radio Newsroom
Explore the growing list of CPR's award-winning stories.
A Look At The Data: Colorado's Economy In Charts
You'll be hearing a lot of claims this election season, so we're collecting Colorado economic data that will help you get right to the facts.
Most Viewed News
By Ben Markus
By Nancy Lofholm