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2 years 2 months ago

Neighbors upset over burned home in Pueblo

Neighbors in the ten hundred block of W. 13th Street in Pueblo are angry over a burned out house that's still standing nearly six months after it caught fire. "It's stressful because there's lots of people breaking in constantly," said Jeremy Bravo, a neighbor. "The smell. There's always ash in...

4 years 5 months ago

Cars burned at CSU-Pueblo

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding the person responsible for burning several cars at CSU-Pueblo on Sunday, October 3. One vehicle was destroyed and three others sustained damage. It happened between 4 and 5 a.m. on October 3 in one of the university parking...

4 years 6 months ago

Crews contain 35 percent of Loveland wildfire

Firefighters are bracing for more windy, warm and dry weather as they work to contain a wildfire in the foothills west of Loveland. Fire managers say despite the challenging conditions, they're optimistic because of all the resources available. Crews have dug containment lines around about 35 percent of...

4 years 6 months ago

Online resources: Boulder County Fire

Maps of the Fourmile Canyon Wildfire area, lists of homes burned, resources for how you can help--they're all online. Here's a rundown of sites for quick reference: Boulder County Office of Emergency Services Federal government Incident Web Site Google Fire Map

4 years 7 months ago

Mother Nature helping California firefighters

Cooler temperatures and calmer winds are helping firefighters in their battle against the wildfire that's burned homes and forced hundreds of evacuations near California's Mojave Desert. The more than 1,400-acre blaze that chased residents from the Old West Ranch community about 10 miles south of Tehachapi was 25 percent...

4 years 7 months ago

California wildfire threatens entire town

A wildfire that's destroyed at least 40 homes near the Mojave Desert is threatening an entire town and firefighters say they're worried that afternoon winds will kick up the flames. Kern County Fire Engineer Dustin Allegranza says crews worked through the night to burn out a firebreak ahead of...

4 years 7 months ago

California wildfire destroys 30 homes

Two wildfires that erupted and spread quickly in Southern California have destroyed dozens of homes and forced evacuations in remote areas of the state's Kern County. The most destructive of the fires was burning about 10 miles southeast of Tehachapi, a city located in a mountainous area between Bakersfield...

4 years 8 months ago

Fire at Great Sand Dunes nearly out

Officials say a wildfire that started five weeks ago in Great Sand Dunes National Park is all but extinguished. Park Superintendent Art Hutchinson said Monday a few hot spots are smoldering inside the 6,200-acre perimeter. He says they'll be allowed to burn out naturally. Lightning started the fire...

4 years 11 months ago

Under-inflated tires led to Learjet crash

Federal safety investigators say under-inflated tires led to a Learjet crash 18 months ago that killed four people and seriously injured Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM. Investigators also told the National Transportation Safety Board at a public meeting Tuesday that dangerously under-inflated tires...

5 years 5 months ago

Stinky blue-green algae blamed for dog deaths

Waterways across the upper Midwest are increasingly plagued with ugly, smelly and potentially deadly blue-green algae, bloomed by drought and fertilizer runoffs from farm fields, that's killed dozens of dogs and sickened many people. Aquatic biologists say it's a problem that falls somewhere between a human health concern and...

5 years 6 months ago

College closes as Southern Calif. fire nears

A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus. Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning. County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight...

5 years 6 months ago

Fire flares up in Southern California

A massive wildfire near Los Angeles has flared up and a new evacuation order has been issued for homes in a remote canyon. John Huschke of the U.S. Forest Service says 15 to 20 homes were ordered evacuated at around 4 a.m. Thursday as winds pushed flames into Pacoima Canyon...

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