Black Forest Fire report clears chief
Were the opening hours of the most destructive fire in Colorado history managed poorly? A new report heats up the controversy.
Judge rejects certain wildfire claims
Only some of the claims against the state stemming from the 2012 North Fork Fire will be allowed to move forward.
Arsonist goes back to jail
A convicted arsonist who started a wildfire in Elbert County is back in jail.
$1.9M planned for wildfire tree removal
El Paso County commissioners have approved a plan to pay for removing trees on public property that were burned by last summer's wildfire…
GOP wants state firefighting planes
Colorado Republicans want the state to buy an aerial firefighting fleet to help combat wildfires, but it's an idea Democratic Gov. John…
Leads developed in Black Forest Fire
The fire department that first responded to a massive wildfire that killed two people in the Black Forest area says outside investigators…
Senator proposes wildfire command change
Following criticism of how the massive Black Forest fire was handled last year, a state senator is introducing a bill that would change the…
Sheriff releases Black Forest timeline
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released its own timeline of events for the Black Forest Fire which indicates the fire was first…
Fire survivor gets helps rebuilding
A 76-year-old man and his dog are getting ready to move back into their home in the High Park Fire burn area.
Fireplace ashes start 3-acre grass fire
Fireplace ashes are the suspected cause of a three-acre grass fire southeast of Kiowa on Christmas Eve.
1st Black Forest fire victim moving back
The first family to finish rebuilding their home after the Black Forest Fire is moving back to the burn area this week.
Scrutiny for Black Forest fire chief
Black Forest's fire chief and his handling of this summer's massive wildfire will be the subject of an outside investigation.
Experts project that large wildfires will, in coming decades, be more common, last longer and consume more acreage as the climate gets warmer and often drier. This graphic shows acreage burned by state increasing from 2002 to 2012. Dark red represents more acres burned, up to almost three million in some states, while dark green shows little burning, some with zero acres burned.(Graphic by Danielle Alberti, Scripps Howard News Service)