Lower North Fork Fire http://www.kunc.org en Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now http://www.kunc.org/post/wet-weather-dampens-colorado-fire-season-now <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado’s wildfire season has been quiet so far, only 3,400 acres have burned across the state. That’s a far cry from the well over 100,000 acres blackened by July 2013.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:54:37 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58709 at http://www.kunc.org Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now Bill to Compensate Victims of Lower North Fork Fire Advances http://www.kunc.org/post/bill-compensate-victims-lower-north-fork-fire-advances <p>About two-dozen victims of the Lower North Fork Fire were at the State Capitol on Monday to hear lawmakers debate a bill that seeks to compensate them above the current state requirement of $600,000.00 per incident. Tue, 01 May 2012 14:48:26 +0000 Bente Birkeland & Brian Larson 26537 at http://www.kunc.org Bill to Compensate Victims of Lower North Fork Fire Advances Jefferson County Unveils New Evacuation Plans http://www.kunc.org/post/jefferson-county-unveils-new-evacuation-plans <p>On the heels of the Lower North Fork Fire which claimed the lives of three people, Jefferson County officials have unveiled a new set of evacuation plans for unincorporated parts of the county.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:39:16 +0000 Nathan Heffel 26243 at http://www.kunc.org Jefferson County Unveils New Evacuation Plans Republicans Demand Compensation for Wildfire Victims [Updated] http://www.kunc.org/post/republicans-demand-compensation-wildfire-victims-updated <p>A partisan political battle is igniting at the state capitol today over last month&rsquo;s deadly Lower North Fork Fire near Conifer.</p><p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:48:10 +0000 Kirk Siegler 26178 at http://www.kunc.org Republicans Demand Compensation for Wildfire Victims [Updated] Review: Forest Service Crews had Insufficient Data on Weather, Unburned Vegetation http://www.kunc.org/post/review-forest-service-crews-had-insufficient-data-weather-unburned-vegetation <p>An independent review commissioned by the Governor and Colorado State University of the conditions leading up to the deadly Lower North Fork wildfire was released to the public Monday.</p><p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 23:08:28 +0000 Kirk Siegler 25753 at http://www.kunc.org Review: Forest Service Crews had Insufficient Data on Weather, Unburned Vegetation