User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Fire
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Weekend rains slow but don’t extinguish 416 fire north of Durango 18.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Steady weekend rains in southwest Colorado kept the 416 fire from growing much, but the storm wasn't enough to knock it out.
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Some firefighters released as light rain around Colorado helps snuff wildfires 18.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Light rain around Colorado on Sunday helped snuff wildfires that recently burned more than 58,000 acres, giving some firefighters a break and others a chance to target smoldering logs -- and thousands of people evacuated from mountain houses went back.
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Regional books: “Wild Fire,” “The Last Cowboys” and more 17.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Wild Fire: On the Front Lines with Station 8
5 years after Black Forest fire, danger looms 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
When Frances Burke's children were young, one of them carved "I love Mom" into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace.
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All evacuations lifted in Buffalo fire near Silverthorne, containment at 45 percent 16.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
All Buffalo fire mandatory evacuations have been lifted after firefighters reached 45 percent containment on the wildfire that consumed 91 acres of mountainous terrain with heavy timber two miles west of Silverthorne.
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416 fire grows to 32,959 acres, containment rises to 18 percent 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
An ever-growing number of firefighters are battling the 416 fire north of Durango as it continues to scorch its way through the San Juan National Forest, authorities say.
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PHOTOS: Inside the fire fighter’s camp at the 416 fire 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Hotshots and firefighters from all of the country have come to battle the 416 Fire near Durango, Colo. The fire is estimated at about 32,000 acres with only 15% containment. Predicted thunderstorms may bring strong outflow winds and increase the potential for extreme fire behavior today. The fire, burning 23 miles northwest of Durango, started […]
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Firefighters hold lines on Buffalo fire near Silverthorne but fear dry lightning strikes 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters who have held the Buffalo fire in check for two days have begun mopping up the wildfire even as a troubling weather forecast raises the possibility that dry lightning could trigger new spot fires, authorities say.
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Weather specialist added to 416 wildfire crew as lightning, Tropic Storm Bud loom 14.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Firefighters battling 416 fire add meteorologist equipped with sophisticated atmospheric gear to gauge the potential danger of expected lightning strikes.
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Sweltering heat in Denver, fire warning in mountains 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Slather on the sun tan lotion before heading out Thursday because Denver is on a trajectory to reach 97 degrees after hitting 70 well before 7 a.m.
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Wildfires are burning across Colorado. So why is one of the world’s largest air tankers grounded in Colorado Springs? 14.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
With the ability to drop nearly 20,000 gallons of water or retardant in a single pass, the Global SuperTanker could be an airborne blaze-battling behemoth on the front lines of the 416 fire near Durango -- or any of the other wildfires burning in Colorado this week.
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Buffalo wildfire near Silverthorne held at bay overnight, remains uncontained 13.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters aggressively battled the Buffalo wildfire through the night Tuesday, preventing it from spreading.
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Lightning storm looms as 416 wildfire grows to 25,900 acres 13.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
With fire conditions already at historically dangerous levels in southwest Colorado, firefighters are nervously watching a forecast that calls for an approaching lightning storm.
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Wildfire breaks out in Summit County prompting hasty evacuations, massive response 13.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A wildfire ignited midday Tuesday in Summit County in the Buffalo Mountain area, west of Silverthorne and north of Frisco, prompting a hasty call for mandatory evacuations and what appears to be a massive response to halt the blaze.
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Colorado wildfires rage statewide, new blazes likely as firefighters brace for hot bone-dry conditions and wind gusts through mid week 11.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado firefighters braced for continued difficult wind and dry heat through mid-week as they battled multiple out-of-control blazes Sunday, including the 416 fire north of Durango, which doubled in size during the weekend and has devoured more than 16,000 acres of wilderness.
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416 fire north of Durango grows to nearly 17,000 acres, almost doubling in 24 hours, with new evacuations ordered 10.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Sunday morning's flyover of the 416 fire north of Durango brought news that had been feared, but expected given the tinderbox weather conditions: The blaze nearly doubled in 24 hours and has now burned 16,766 acres.
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1,300 homes evacuated as 416 fire north of Durango grows 10.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The 416 fire north of Durango has grown by 1,511 acres overnight, totaling nearly 8,700 acres with 10 percent containment, officials updated Saturday morning.
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Wildfire in Fremont County burning in rugged terrain 9 miles north of Cañon City 9.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A wildfire nine miles north of Cañon City is burning through rugged and steep terrain in Freemont County.
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PHOTOS: 416 fire near Durango, Colorado 9.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A growing team of firefighters is battling the 416 wildfire in hopes of preventing it from reaching and consuming hundreds of homes as another round of mandatory evacuations were issued Friday morning for 304 residences. Law enforcement officers began knocking on the doors of homes at 10 a.m. Friday on the east and west sides […]
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More evacuations ordered as 416 fire near Durango expands to 4,000 acres 7.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
La Plata County deputies began knocking on doors in an expanded evacuation area north of Durango after the 416 wildfire spread to 4,015 acres.
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