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Fourmile Fire

From Wildfire Watch To Flood Watch

Posted 07.08.2012 | Denver

Sunday will mark the third day of heavy rains for much of the Front Range. According to 7News, many areas have received 2-3 inches of rain already sin...

Flash Flood Watch: Boulder County, Larimer County

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.11.2011 | Denver

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Fourmile burn area in Boulder County as well as the Crystal Fire area in Larimer C...

Fourmile Fire Victim Sues Insurance Company For Denying Coverage

Boulder Daily Camera | Vanessa Miller | Posted 06.13.2011 | Denver

A Boulder County woman and business owner who lost her home in last fall's devastating Fourmile Fire is suing the insurance company that covers her or...

Why Did Colo. Officials Choose To Forgo Disaster Status For The Worst Wildfire In State History?

NewWest.Net | Jeff Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Fourmile Fire was Colorado's largest wildfire disaster in history. But in terms of becoming a declared federal disaster with assistance for indivi...

For Fire Chiefs In Fourmile Blaze, Fight Is Still Raging

NewWest.Net | Tim Sprinkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Sept. 6, volunteer firefighters from four mountain districts west of Boulder were thrown into a nightmare of fire fronts erupting without warning. ...

Man Accused Of Stealing Copper, Metals From Homes Burned In Fourmile Fire

KDVR | Greg Nieto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo.-- Boulder County sheriff's officials have arrested a man accused of looting homes that burned in wildfire in September....

Find A Front Range Turkey Trot Near You

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The annual Turkey Trot has become so popular in Colorado that it will take place in at least 9 cities this year. Throughout the state, Coloradans wil...

Fourmile Fire Concert Tickets Sell Out In 2 Minutes

Boulder Daily Camera | Vanessa Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

News of the Fourmile Fire spread from coast to coast and, apparently, so did word of a benefit concert for those affected by the state's most destruct...

Stang Garnett Won't File Charges In Fourmile Fire

Boulder Daily Camera | Vannessa Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett won't file charges in connection with the Fourmile Fire, which burned 169 homes and 6,181 acres earlier ...

Fourmile Fire: Private Firefighters Protected Houses At The Behest Of Insurance Companies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Some homes threatened by a wildfire in the Colorado foothills west of Boulder were protected by a private team of firefighters ...

Fourmile Fire Insurance Claims Reach

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Victims of the Fourmile Fire -- which destroyed 169 homes in Boulder County -- have filed insurance claims worth $217 million, making it the most expe...

Fourmile Fire: Mitigation Efforts In Areas West Of Boulder Under Review

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Fire management officials and homeowners living in the heavily wooded, steep mountainsides, draws and canyons west of Boulder h...

Boulder Fire Originated With Fire

9News | Jeff Zeleny and Deborah Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER - 9Wants to Know has learned a volunteer firefighter who lost his home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire is the person responsible for starting it. ...

Fourmile Fire Update: Authorities Confident Fire Won't Spread

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Firefighters put out hot spots and built lines around a 10-square-mile wildfire in the Colorado foothills on Saturday, confiden...

Fire Retardant Drops Come Under Scrutiny In West

AP | JASON DEAREN and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Lost in the images of aircraft dropping giant red plumes of retardant on a Colorado wildfire this week is the fact that the pra...

Boulder Residents Warned Of Possible Spread Of Fire Into City

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — A Colorado wildfire that has destroyed 170 homes showed no signs of relenting Thursday as wind gusts of more than 40 mph fueled...

Gold Hill Fire Departments Says

Boulder Daily Camera | Vannessa Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Fire charges down the hill to Gold Hill during last month's Fourmile Fire. Photos Greg Cortopassi ( Greg Cortopassi http://cortoimag ) The Boulder Cou...

Twitter and Facebook Led This Hometown Parade

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

For a single day, a mile-long-stretch of Boulder's downtown city streets would be closed to motor vehicles. And that included firetrucks.

Colorado Fire Benefit Concert To Feature The String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, Members Of Phish

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder radio station KBCO has scheduled a relief concert for victims of the recent Fourmile Canyon Fire near Boulder. The event will be held on Octo...

Fourmile Canyon Fire in the Rearview Mirror

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Here in Colorado we're given to reminding each other, as hikers or campers, that "the mountains don't care." The danger is often lurking around. This is true in spades when a fire gets going.

Smoke Gets in Our Skies (PHOTOS)

Rich Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rich Wolf

I was out on a pretty hike on the Shanahan Ridge Trail on Labor Day. It was the beginning of the Fourmile Canyon wildfire.

Boulder Survives Overnight Winds Unscathed, But Weather Forecast Still Has Authorities Concerned

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: The Boulder Daily Camera is reporting that the Fourmile Canyon fire has destroyed at least $76.8 million of property. So far the Fourmile F...

Residents Asked To Re-Evacuate Just Hours After Being Allowed Back In Homes

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Hours after residents of the Pine Brook Hills, Boulder Heights and Carriage Hills neighborhoods were allowed to reenter their homes, authorit...

Authorities Say It May Take Ten Days To Contain Fourmile Fire

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. (AP)-- Authorities say at least 136 homes have been destroyed by a wildfire burning in canyons and foothills west of Boulder. A list r...