Wet and cool weather patterns do not entirely eliminate large fire activity, but they can reduce the length and severity of a season.
A new report from Colorado Health Institute finds most Colorado communities don’t have a plan to protect its residents or prepare for the impact of climate change -- hotter weather, dirtier air and more severe wildfires.
The injured cub’s feet were severely burned in the wildfire that raged north of Durango last summer.
The fire season starts as early as March in the southeastern United States, and by April, fires pop up in the Southwest.
The investigation into the cause of the fire has been completed, but an outside probe is being conducted to vet the results before release.
That number of at-risk Coloradans soared 45 percent in just five years, from 2 million to nearly 3 million.
A United Nations report out this week said the world is due for "rapid and far-reaching" changes by 2030 because of global warming.
The Ryan Fire exploded over the weekend, growing from 3,000 acres on Friday to 19,000. The fire is burning mostly in Wyoming.
Jesper Joergensen, a Denmark native, told police that he started a fire to burn trash, and then that he was grilling in a fire pit.
Record-breaking heat last week and over the weekend hasn't helped firefighters battling wildfires across the state.