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Most Destructive Wildfires

Some Evacuations Lifted As Crews Advance Against Black Forest Fire

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.15.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Crews gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday and had more than half the b...

New Threat Looming For Waldo Canyon Fire Victims

Posted 07.05.2012 | Denver

Although the Waldo Canyon Fire is now 90 percent contained as of Thursday, officials are warning of a new possible disaster for the region: flash floo...

Military Tankers To Resume Firefighting Tuesday

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.02.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Air Force tanker planes returned to the flight line for firefighting missions on Tuesday after a deadly weekend crash, bringing much-ne...

Waldo Canyon Fire Now 70 Percent Contained

Posted 07.05.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history having destroyed 346 homes, is 70 percent contained as of Monday night. Firef...

Fatal Crash Grounds Key Part Of Firefighting Fleet

Posted 07.03.2012 | Denver

By MEAD GRUVER and DAN ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota...

LOOK: Colorado Wildfires As Seen From Air Force One Window

Posted 07.02.2012 | Denver

Last week, President Barack Obama toured the Mountain Shadow neighborhood devastated by the Waldo Canyon Fire to see the destruction firsthand. Bu...

PHOTOS: Obama Tours Waldo Canyon Fire

Posted 07.02.2012 | Denver

President Barack Obama toured the Mountain Shadow neighborhood devastated by the Waldo Canyon Fire to see the destruction firsthand last week. Pre...

Evacuees To Tour Neighborhoods Devastated By Colo. Fire

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 08.31.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Melted bowling balls in the front yard were among the strange sights that met C.J. Moore upon her return Sunday to her...

Remains Of 2nd Person Found In Colo. Fire Wreckage

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 08.30.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Making gains against the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, crews kept a wary eye on weather Saturday that...

Waldo Canyon Fire Now Most Destructive In State History

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.29.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Firefighters searching for bodies in the roughly 350 homes burned by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history...

Waldo Canyon Wildfire Victims Crowd Shelters As Fight Continues

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.27.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A raging Colorado wildfire that forced tens of thousands to flee destroyed an estimated 346 homes this week, making it...