A wildfire that has scorched more than 326 square miles (844 square kilometers) since it started in mid-August, becoming the largest in Colorado history, has damaged or destroyed more than 200 homes, officials said.
A handwritten note left by a firefighter who helped save a home from the East Troublesome fire has lead to an outpouring of joy and gratitude on social media.
A Colorado wildfire that exploded overnight Wednesday, forced nearby evacuations and closed Rocky Mountain National Park has become the second largest fire in state history.
Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air. While it could be an apocalyptic scene out of a movie, it's become the reality of Colorado's wildfire season.
It’s a snapshot from hell: A group of firefighters brace themselves against a furious wind blowing dust and debris and fanning flames in a reddish-orange Martian landscape that is all too real for crews battling several dangerous wildfires in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming.
At least 26 homes have been destroyed and parts of northwest Boulder County remain evacuated, but firefighters were able to limit growth on the Cal-Wood Fire on Sunday.
The largest wildfire in Colorado history grew overnight as high winds pushed the fire through rural communities and the forecast predicts more “extreme fire behavior” on Saturday.
Since igniting on Aug. 13, the Cameron Peak Fire grew to about 161,140 acres, about 252-square miles, as of Thursday morning, making it the biggest fire in Colorado history and forcing more evacuations.
One of two Rocky Mountain wildfires fanned by strong winds has become the largest in Colorado history.
A longtime firefighter will take over leadership of the Denver Fire Department after a year of tumult over how the department treats its minority and female firefighters.