Fire Danger


Tue July 8, 2014

Wet Weather Dampens Colorado Fire Season, For Now

The Reservoir Road Fire outside Loveland, Colorado in 2012.
Nathan Heffel KUNC


Tue May 13, 2014

‘Broken Arrow’ Exercise Preps Local Fire Departments For Quick Wildfire Response

Fire crews from across Northern Colorado took part in Broken Arrow.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

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.

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Thu July 4, 2013
Fire Restrictions

Colorado Officials Urge Caution With Fire This Weekend

In many areas of Colorado, campfires are only permitted in designated campsites
Greg Morgan Creative Commons/Flickr


Mon December 3, 2012

Boulder County Sheriff Orders Fire Ban

C. Holmes Flickr - Creative Commons

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.

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Thu June 21, 2012
Fire Restrictions

Fire Restrictions Tighten as Extreme Fire Danger Continues

Campfires aren't permitted under Stage II fire restrictions
Dawn Huczek Creative Commons/Flickr

Amid high fire danger and continued hot, dry weather, some Colorado communities are enhancing their fire restrictions this week.

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