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Royal Gorge Fire

Royal Gorge Bridge And Park Repairs Could Cost Up To $35 Million

Posted 07.16.2013 | Denver

The fire that burned over 3,000 acres could cost the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park tourism attraction $25-$35 million. The Royal Gorge fire that bro...

PHOTOS: Rare White Buffalo Born In Midst Of Wildfire

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 06.18.2013 | Denver

Sometimes, even in the midst of a raging wildfire, there's a silver -- or in this case, white -- lining. In the middle of the Royal Gorge Fire that...

Firefighters Expect To Have Control Of Black Forest Fire This Week

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.17.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Rain helped firefighters douse Colorado's most destructive wildfire in state history, while a new wind-whipped blaze i...

Black Forest Fire Evacuees See Destruction Firsthand

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.16.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared...

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...

WATCH: Black Forest Firefighters Save Family Home

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 06.14.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. In this rare behind-evacuated-lines perspective, Steve Schopper, an Audio/ Visual Specialist for the C...

2 Dead In Black Forest Fire

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.14.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities lifted evacuations in a wide swath of terrain outside Colorado Springs on Friday as they said a surprise r...

Colorado Fire Most Destructive In State History

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A voracious wildfire driven in all directions by shifting winds has killed two people and destroyed at least 360 homes...

Royal Gorge Bridge Intact

Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

Though the Royal Gorge Fire has been wrecking untold havoc across an estimated 3,800 acres, the historic Royal Gorge Bridge reportedly remains intact....

Black Forest Fire Destroys More Than 90 Homes

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Denver

(Adds disaster declarations from governor, paragraph 8) By Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 12 (Reuters) - A ...

Boulder Enacts Fire Ban

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 08.12.2013 | Denver

After a string of 90-degree days and with wildfires springing up across the state, Boulder Sheriff Joe Pelle has enacted a fire ban for the central mo...

Stunning Photo Shows Massive Black Forest Fire Smoke Plume

Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

By late Tuesday afternoon the Black Forest Fire burning on 8,000 acres in El Paso County, Colo., forcing the evacuation of 2,625 people and 7,358 home...

Royal Gorge Fire Forces Evacuation Of 900 Prisoners

Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

Firefighters are continuing to battle a 3,800-acre wildfire at and around Colorado's Royal Gorge Bridge and Park near Canon City. As of Wednesday morn...

A Look At The Multiple Fires Burn Across Colorado

Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

Record heat, high winds, low relative humidity and large amounts of beetle killed trees have driven multiple wildfires to rage across Colorado as of W...

WATCH: Baby Deer Rescued From Colorado Blaze By Firefighter

Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

The Black Forest Fire burning on 8,000 acres in El Paso County, Colo. has forced the evacuation of 2,625 people and 7,358 homes. But it's not just hum...

PHOTOS: Colorado Fires Rage, Force Evacuations, Destroy Homes

Posted 06.12.2013 | Denver

Record heat and high winds have driven multiple wildfires to rage across Colorado. The Black Forest Fire burning on 8,000 acres in El Paso County,...

Wildfires Rage In Colorado, Forces Prison Evacuation

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.12.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A wildfire fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has destroyed 92 homes, damaged five mo...

Colorado Wildfires Burn Homes

Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

As Colorado reached record high temperatures Tuesday the state broke out into a series of fires, some of which had destroyed several structures and ho...

Multiple Fires Burning In Colorado

Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

Record heat, high winds and low relative humidity that set in on Monday have fueled multiple wildfires burning in Colorado as of Tuesday afternoon. ...

Blaze Erupts Near Royal Gorge

Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

A wildfire has erupted near the Royal Gorge bridge in southern Colorado and continues to grow. The blaze is currently estimated to be burning on more ...