Duane Reynolds (blue shirt) with Samaritan's Purse volunteers at the remains of his house. [Photos: CPR/MVerlee]
Photo Courtesy of National Park Service: Fire burns in remote Forest Canyon at Rocky Mountain National Park on Dec. 2, 2012.
Governor John Hickenlooper says many Coloradans who live in fire-prone areas need to be doing more to prepare their homes to survive, but don't look for him to push new state policies to enforce th
[Photos: CPR's Megan Verlee]
Investigators are zeroing in on the cause of the deadly Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs. Ryan Warner talks to Brenda Schultz, one of the investigators on the case.
Evacuees look for answers at the El Paso County disaster recovery center on Thursday. [Photo: CPR/EWhitney]
Smoke from the Black Forest Fire on Wednesday. [Photo: CPR/BMarkus]
Story by CPR's Ben Markus
It’s only the first day of spring, but Colorado’s wildfire season has already begun. The Galena fire has scorched roughly 1300 acres outside of Fort Collins.