COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters are working to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history. The labor-intensive work […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Crews battling the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history say they were better prepared to take on the flames because of lessons learned fighting last year’s Waldo Canyon Fire, a […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters have at least temporarily battled to a “draw” with a fast-moving fire that already has killed two people and destroyed 379 homes, giving weary authorities and residents the first […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire burning northeast of Colorado Springs has destroyed at least 360 homes, making it the most destructive in state history. El Paso County sheriff Terry Maketa said Thursday that […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has destroyed 92 homes, damaged five more and prompted more than 7,000 residents northeast of Colorado Springs to […]
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — The executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections was shot and killed when he answered the front door of his house, and police are searching for the gunman.