Wildfires in California have killed at least eight people and destroyed more than a thousand homes.
Dense and smoky skies are expected to continue through Tuesday. Some evacuations orders were lifted in the Silver Creek Fire.
A gun range shuttered following the start of the Lake Christine Fire is reopening. The range where the fire began, remains closed.
Incident meteorologists go into fire zones with crews to forecast weather for firefighters.
Smoke from at least 12 wildfires burning across Colorado and beyond continues to hang over large parts of the state.
Snow packs, reservoirs and aquifers around the state are running dry.
Summit County downgraded its fire restrictions to Stage 1 on Tuesday morning after a special session vote.
Microscopic inhalable particles from wildfire smoke can get deep into the lungs and play havoc with those who suffer from heart and respiratory issues.
Solitary lookout towers in the western United States still hold an important place in wildland firefighting.
Coal-fired engines can produce sparks that could ignite a wildfire.