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1 year 9 months ago

Royal Gorge Fire Midnight Update

Fremont County just issued an update on the Royal Gorge Fire as of midnight going into Wednesday. The fire is now estimated at 3,800 acres with 0% containment. Origin of fire was south of the Royal Gorge Bridge Park, which is west of Canon City. The cause is still...

4 years 9 months ago

Parkdale Fire now contained

The fire burning near Royal Gorge west of Canon City has been contained. A total of 628 acres are reported burned. It took about 275 firefighters to finish containment. "Achieving 100 percent containment has taken a true interagency effort from every firefighter, law enforcement officer, and supporting resources involved...

4 years 9 months ago

Royal Gorge fire could be contained tonight

While crews estimate the fire burning near the Royal Gorge is 65 percent contained, the efforts are "in good shape." It started Monday along railroad tracks near Parkdale the number of acres burned has been downgraded to 600 acres.  Containment is now estimated to happen sometime early Friday morning. ...

4 years 9 months ago

Royal Gorge fire two thirds contained

The fire burning near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County is now reported at 65 percent containment. The fire started earlier this week along the railroad tracks near Parkdale. The cause is still undetermined. This afternoon Sheriff Jim Beicker told News First the fire had grown only slightly since...

4 years 9 months ago

Death toll now 12 in Arkansas floods

State police say 12 people are confirmed dead after flash floods triggered by heavy rains slammed a pair of campgrounds in southwestern Arkansas. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler says he does not know if those killed early Friday were campers or area residents. He says officials are moving...

4 years 9 months ago

10 dead in Arkansas flash floods

Flash floods around a campground in western Arkansas have drowned 10 people after four to six inches of rain swamped the area, officials told NBC News on Friday. Search-and-rescue efforts were ongoing for campers who were still trapped at the Albert Pike Campground. State police spokesman Bill Sadler said...

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