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2 years 3 months ago

Man burned by fire in Peyton

PEYTON - A man was burned after a fire broke out in a workshop on his property in the 12200 block of Smith Road early Friday morning. Firefighters from the Falcon Fire Department were called to the property at around 1:30 a.m. The man reportedly suffered minor burns to...

2 years 9 months ago

Governor lifts state wide burn ban

DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper says cool, wet weather has allowed him to lift the statewide fire ban he ordered last month. The governor said Sunday that "Mother Nature is finally giving us some relief," and extreme fire conditions have abated in all of Colorado's 64 counties. Recent widespread...

3 years 1 week ago

Fire in Steamboat starts from agricultural burn

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A wildfire near Steamboat Springs has destroyed about 300 acres. Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins says the fire started when ranch workers lost control of an agricultural burn intended to clean out ditches. According to Steamboat Today, firefighters are worried that weather conditions will get...

3 years 8 months ago

Got SPF?

Fun in the sun can get you burned if you're no properly protected. Kids are cooling off at local fountains and pools as the summer sun beats down across El Paso County. Remembering to slather on the sunscreen will ensure your little ones won't have sore skin at night....

3 years 8 months ago

Protect yourself

For a little fun in the sun you better make sure you are slathering on a little protection. There is no shortage of the SPF-packed bottles of lotions and sprays at the Uncle Wilber Fountain today in downtown Colorado Springs. The Skin Cancer Foundation says one terrible sunburn...

4 years 3 months ago

Fire ban lifted in Fremont County

Fremont County has lifted its outdoor fire ban. The fire ban had restricted outdoor burning in all unincorporated areas of Fremont County. Some fire bans may remain in effect in local fire districts within Fremont County.

4 years 7 months ago

Fire warning issued for Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has instituted Stage II fire restrictions, due to warm weather and a lack of rain. Wildland fire danger is now in the "high" category. Dead materials, like pine needles and leaves on the ground are at the driest level they've been all season. Fuel moisture levels in...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado watchdog group to donate Qurans

A religious watchdog group in Colorado says it will send a copy of the Quran to the Afghan National Army for every one that may be destroyed by the pastor of a small Florida church. Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, said Wednesday his group would...

5 years 7 months ago

Dozens of homes burned by massive fire

Smoke is billowing around the iconic Hollywood sign as firefighters in Southern California struggle to contain a massive blaze. The deadly fire has mowed down more than 50 homes and is burning dangerously close to a vital mountaintop broadcasting complex. The blaze is blamed for the death of two firefighters...

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