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.
A wildfire burning about 2 miles west of Durango is one of several wildfires sweeping through Western United States.
A new study by the University of Colorado Boulder says there's a 'new normal' with warmer temperatures and an increase in wildfires. That means there needs to be a shift in how fire managers and communities approach mitigation.
A heavy air tanker from Jefferson County and helicopters from the National Guard are among the aircraft ordered to fight the fire Sunday morning.
- The bill prohibits the government from authorizing prescribed burn on Forest Service land, if the surrounding area faces extreme fire danger.Read more