The state Fire Chiefs' Association estimates Colorado is short about 3,500 volunteer firefighters.
On the 20th anniversary of the South Canyon Fire, Shane Greer, a hotshot then and a leader in the U.S. Forest Service now, speaks about the past and the future.
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa gave an assessment of the response on Tuesday and said his office is now better prepared for the next emergency.
Gov. Hickenlooper warns that even an average year means fires could scorch more than 155 square miles, or 100,000 acres.
The author of the forthcoming book “Megafire” explains why the West is dealing with more fires – and what it’s costing us.
Attorneys for victims are calling offer "lowball" and less than arbiter panel recommended, while one member of the claims board says his hands are tied.
Colorado is poised to become the third state in the nation to put into service its own aerial firefighting fleet.
A bill in the Colorado Legislature would allow the state to lease three helicopters for the firefighting season with the option of adding an air tanker at a later time.
A plan to change federal wildfire funding aims to provide the money needed to fight fires, while also protecting programs for preventing fires.