Fire Danger 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 ‘Broken Arrow’ Exercise Preps Local Fire Departments For Quick Wildfire Response http://www.kunc.org/post/broken-arrow-exercise-preps-local-fire-departments-quick-wildfire-response <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Taking part in a wildfire preparation exercise called “Broken Arrow,” crews from dozens of fire departments converged on the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland Tuesday. The exercise was designed to simulate 30 firefighting crews from multiple Front Range communities traveling to a centralized staging location within 90 minutes in the event of a large wildfire.</span></p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 22:00:57 +0000 Nathan Heffel 56485 at http://www.kunc.org ‘Broken Arrow’ Exercise Preps Local Fire Departments For Quick Wildfire Response Colorado Officials Urge Caution With Fire This Weekend http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-officials-urge-caution-fire-weekend <p>As crews continue to battle more than a dozen <a href="http://kunc.org/term/wildfires">wildfires</a> in Colorado, many cities, counties and federal agencies are ordering fire restrictions.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 13:22:20 +0000 Erin OToole 46649 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Officials Urge Caution With Fire This Weekend Boulder County Sheriff Orders Fire Ban http://www.kunc.org/post/boulder-county-sheriff-orders-fire-ban <p>Citing winds, high temperatures, and the lack of moisture, the Boulder County Sheriff’s office has ordered a fire ban for unincorporated parts of the county.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 19:55:32 +0000 Nathan Heffel 37178 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder County Sheriff Orders Fire Ban Fire Restrictions Tighten as Extreme Fire Danger Continues http://www.kunc.org/post/fire-restrictions-tighten-extreme-fire-danger-continues <p>Amid high fire danger and continued hot, dry weather, some Colorado communities are enhancing their fire restrictions this week. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Erin OToole 29211 at http://www.kunc.org Fire Restrictions Tighten as Extreme Fire Danger Continues