As of November 30th, more than 9.1 million acres have burned in the U.S. That's the third highest total ever recorded.
In the wake of severe wildfires this summer, a coalition of groups is beginning to plan restoration work in the Poudre Canyon. And they hope to enlist community members to help decide what those efforts should entail.
In the wake of the Hewlett Fire, which scorched 7,685 acres, Larimer County Commissioners have decided to extend open fire restrictions into the summer. However, the restrictions will not apply to the use and sale of fireworks.
The Burned Area Emergency Response team of the US Forest Service has completed its assessment of the Hewlett fire burn zone and released their finding.
Warm temperatures are expected in Fort Collins today, but it shouldn’t stop firefighters from fully containing the Hewlett Fire northwest of town.