A first of its kind report for the Colorado Health Institute looks at the connection between health and climate change.
The FAA approved the SuperTanker to operate last fall, but a lack of agreement with the Forest Service has kept it grounded until now.
The Colorado Springs-based Global SuperTanker says the U.S. Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by offering a contract limiting firefighting aircraft to 5,000 gallons.
As if the flames were not formidable enough, fire management crews have a new and different problem on their hands when they go to work: drones.
Even with rainier days ahead, fire bans are still in place and strictly enforced.
The Phoenix bureau chief for The New York Times writes about the 19 hotshot firefighters killed in June 2013 fire at Yarnell Hill in Arizona.
What's burning, what shouldn't be burning, and what it all does to the air we're breathing right now.
Insurance companies also paid to send contracted fire engines to the area to try to protect the pricey ski properties. Efforts to save properties could be undercut if winds shift.