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Colorado wildfire could burn all summer, officials fear

Colorado Wildfire

A pall of smoke and ash from the High Park fire is driving the state's outdoorsy residents inside. Water quality and tourism could be affected.ESTES PARK, Colo. — Making his descent from the mountaintop Thursday morning, bicyclist Kent Bell rolled smack into the filmy haze coating this resort town. Forty miles away, near Friday's finish line of the Ride the Rockies endurance test, one of the largest fires in Colorado history raged out of control.

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  • Colorado wildfire continues to grow
    A colossal wildfire raging near popular tourist areas ... here and still not put in a containment line.” Still, fire officials believe portions of the blaze will likely burn all summer in forested, nonresidential areas, with full extinguishment probably ...
    06/23/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Colorado wildfire doubles in size as it threatens popular summer retreat
    And heavy winds fanning drought-stricken, beetle-killed forest showed no signs of relenting before Tuesday, fire officials ... South Fork, he said "we are probably looking at five days to a week." Still, he said, portions of the blaze will likely burn all ...
    06/23/2013 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Colorado wildfire task force tackles building in burn zones
    A Colorado task force on Monday got down to developing unprecedented limits for building homes in burn ... officials, are planning a field trip to talk with firefighters. They're refining recommendations that Kelley said should be done by the end of summer ...
    06/18/2013 - 4:10 am | View Link
  • The homes that were miraculously saved from the devastating Colorado wildfire that burned EVERYTHING around them
    Two small islands of color in a sea of cindered remains, firefighters incredibly managed to protect these houses from the fierce flames of the destructive Black Forest wildfire near ... The rainfall in the burn area Friday made officials giddy.
    06/15/2013 - 10:25 pm | View Link
  • Three wildfires burn out of control in Colorado
    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 in northern Colorado to flee, sheriff's officials ... not far from last summer's Waldo Canyon ...
    06/13/2013 - 2:50 am | View Link
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