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Worst Wildfire Seasons

Rough Wildfire Season Ahead With Building Drought

Posted 04.17.2013 | Green

From AccuWeather's Alex Sosnowski: While wildfires are inevitable in the West during the summer, this year the season has the potential to be worse...

Report Praises Response To Waldo Canyon Fire

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.03.2013 | Denver

DENVER — A review of the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history released Wednesday found much to praise and few problems in the way Color...

Insurers Estimate Massive Sum In Colo. Fire Damage

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Insurers estimate that recent wildfires in Colorado caused at least $449.7 million in damage. The figure released Tuesday by the Rocky Moun...

Flooding A Concern For Years To Come In Fire-Ravaged Areas

Posted 07.17.2012 | Denver

The recent rain is much-needed across Colorado, but it also creates flood concerns for fire-ravaged areas where the vegetation can no longer soak up r...

'Permanent Impairment Of The Ecosystem'

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 07.15.2012 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Nearly $25 million has already been spent to prepare for the immediate aftermath of this year's wildfires, putting the U.S. Fores...

Salazar: The West Has Not Seen The End Of Wildfire Season

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 07.10.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar surveyed his native state Monday where he declared there will be “bet...