Round-Up: Firefighters continue fighting Fourmile Fire, and CO's suicide rate is up

September 8, 2010

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Photos: Boulder air quality...the fire from Flagtaff Mountain...the road blocked to Sunshine Canyon...media staging area...and a series of shots showing an Erickson Air-Crane helicopter circling in to Wonderland Lake in Boulder to siphon 2500 gallons of water . The process takes about 45-seconds, and helicopters have been circling all day. Credit: Ellen Mahoney.

Fire officials say crews battling a blaze in Boulder County are watchful over other hazards such as rattlesnakes, downed power lines, and combustible propane tanks as they fight a wildfire that's destroyed dozens of homes near Boulder...and, Colorado health officials say the state's suicide rate for 2009 is the highest its been in 20 years.

Click for more coverage of the Fourmile Fire from Rocky Mountain Community Radio sister stations KGNU and KUNC. The Boulder Daily Camera also has this list of updates.