Colorado Wildfires

Statewide Wildfire Fundraiser Planned for Thursday
If you have sat around a table with friends or messaged each other in the last few weeks, surely someone has said "the whole state of Colorado seems to be on fire". Other comments probably include that it's only June, here we go again. It is true, it does seem like we have had our sha…
Fort Collins, Colorado High Park Fire [Latest News & Maps]
The High Park Fire Fire is 100% contained at 87,284 acres.   It should be noted that "containment" means that a containment line exists around the fire, which fire managers believe will hold the fire within the perimeter.  "Control" means that the fire is actually out which, on a…
The ‘Big Blowup” of 1910 + Notable Colorado Fires
Starting in 1935, wildfire policy was "all fires out by 10 A.M." This policy was instituted and evolved out of a totally out of control wildfire called "The Big Blowup," that swept the Northern Rockies in 1910. 5 million acres burned and killed 78 firefighters {87…