Keyword: wildfire
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County-wide plans to lessen wildfire risk move forward

Jefferson County is reassessing the definition of the Wildland Urban Interface, working on a revised countywide Community Wildfire Protection Plan, and updating planning and zoning regulations to … more

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how … more

Are you Ready for Wildfire?

Wildfires have impacted mountain communities for a long time. In centuries past, wildfires burned unhindered across our landscape. These fires consumed dead brush and fallen trees, and opened up … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Living with Wildfire: Fuel reduction around your home

Wildfire has always played a prominent role in the environment of Colorado. Long before houses, towns and subdivisions were established across the landscape, fires were a natural result of the … more
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