Firefighters have built containment lines around 90% of the Waldo Canyon Wildfire burning west of Colorado Springs. Crews got some help last night when .4 inches of rain fell on the fire.
There’s an old saying that corn should be “knee high by the fourth of July”. That’s not necessarily true for Colorado farmers battling drought this year. For some in Weld County, the picture is even worse.
As numerous fires continue to burn across Colorado and the western United States, the fatal crash of a key part of the firefighting effort concerned officials battling the blazes.
With tens of thousands of acres aflame in Colorado, many mountain home and property owners are madly working on fire mitigation – but may not know they can get both tax breaks and grant money to help.