State Of Wyo. Wildfire Bill Already at 6M
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says that the state will do what's necessary to cover its costs of fighting wildfires around Wyoming.
Mead said Friday the state entered this fire season with about $11 million on hand.
He says the state has already spent about $6 million...
Colorado Blaze Held At Bay Overnight
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighting commanders say the blaze that killed one person and destroyed 346 houses was held at bay overnight and did not grow or destroy any more homes.
Incident commander Rich Harvey says firefighters hope to make more progress Friday after the weather helped …
A 3rd Wildfire In Wyoming’s Medicine Bow Forest
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Medicine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming is seeing its third wildfire of the season.
The Arapaho Fire is the second so far in the Laramie Peak area in northern Albany County. It is believed to have been started by lightning and spread quickly Thursday...
Bridger-Teton Fire Making Big Run
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in western Wyoming has become the largest in the state to date this year.
The Fontenelle Fire in the Wyoming Range made a 3-mile run on Wednesday and has now burned about 36 square miles of forest. An ...
Colorado Blaze Too Dangerous To Assess Damage
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say it remains too dangerous for them to fully assess the damage from a destructive wildfire threatening Colorado's second-largest city.
Colorado Springs emergency management director Brett Waters said Wednesday morning that officials don't know how many hou…
Firefighters Seek To Suppress New Wildfire
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Winds gusting up to 45 mph are making things difficult for firefighters battling two wildfires in Wyoming.
The first major wildfire of the season in western Wyoming increased markedly in size on Tuesday because of the strong winds...
Firefighters Battling Wildfires Struggle In Record Heat
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Searing, record-setting heat in the interior West is making it harder for firefighters to battle wildfires in Colorado, Utah and other Rocky Mountain states.
Nearly a week of 100-plus degree days and low humidity in Colorado is sapping moisture from timber and gras…
Wildfires Claim 189 Homes In No. Colorado
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters continue to face dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region.
They're working in hot, dry weather to battle a wildfire that's charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado...

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