Fire containment stands at 5 percent as more resources have been added to the fight, including two Air Force MAFFS air tankers.
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A Weld County woman took in the baby raccoon that was abandoned by its mother. The raccoon later tested positive for rabies.
Jesper Joergensen, 52, acknowledged building a fire on land where he has been living but said he made sure it was out.
"It's a very challenging fire, I'll be honest with you, with all the wind changes," said incident commander Shane Greer.
Many would-be climbers get their information on social media where it’s easy to find selfie shots and GoPro video highlighting “epic” adventures.
US 160 remains closed between Fort Garland and La Veta due to fire activity along the highway.
The orphaned bear cub is 4 or 5 months old and weighed just 10 pounds when she was rescued.
The most expensive was last year's hailstorm, which resulted in $2 billion in damages.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday the U.S. government would help pay the state's cost for fighting the fire.
It’s up to cities and towns across the state to make individual decision about fire danger.
Arizona is renewing a focus on a drought contingency plan for the shrinking supply of Colorado River water, and other Western states are paying close attention.
The invasive beetle was first found in Boulder in 2013 and has since been discovered in the surrounding communities.
The fire, which was reported early Wednesday, is zero percent contained.
Sen. Garnder, Sen. Bennet and Rep. Tipton introduced legislation that would make the act a federal crime.
A lack of rain and snow set up the perfect conditions for wildfires and intense drought.