More Fire Articles

  • Prescribed burns planned northwest of Colorado Springs

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Authorities plan to take advantage of good weather conditions to set prescribed burns near Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Friday that one burn — weather permitting — is set for late this week on U.S. Forest Service land nine miles north of Woodland Park off...

  • Americorps working with Pikes Peak region shelters for disaster preparation

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A group of Americorps volunteers working in the Pikes Peak region are helping emergency workers prepare for the possibility of another disaster. Over the course of several weeks, a team of eight volunteers working under Americorps' FEMA branch, will visit hundreds of predesignated Red...

  • Manitou fireworks funded with Red Cross grant

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    If you enjoyed the fireworks in Manitou Springs on Friday night, you can thank the American Red Cross. It might not seem like a typical Red Cross-sponsored program, but the fireworks were part of the city's disaster recovery plan, Red Cross officials said. The $10,000 tab was...

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