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Boulder Wildfire

UPDATE: Boulder's Maxwell Fire 80% Contained

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

Firefighters continue to fight the Maxwell wildfire in Lefthand Canyon in the northwest foothills of Boulder on Monday. The fast-moving blaze has cons...

Boulder Fire Evacuations Lifted After Winds Calm

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — More than 1,700 people evacuated because of a wildfire west of Boulder are being allowed to return to their homes after firefig...

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 Wildfires Prompting Evacuations

AP | CATHERINE TSAI and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Two wildfires burning in Colorado on Friday prompted the evacuations of the homes of 1,700 people as well a...

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...

PHOTOS: Ritter Declares Emergency As Boulder Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

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

BOULDER, Colo. (AP)— David Myers knew it was time to leave when he looked out into the forest and spotted bright red flames towering skyward. Th...

Boulder Wildfire Destroys Buildings; No Injuries Reported

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — Firefighters ramped up their fight Tuesday against a 3,500-acre wildfire that has forced about 3,000 people to evacuate and destro...