Ruptured gas line causes large explosion in N Colorado

By: The Associated Press

GREELEY — A worker digging a trench on a northern Colorado ranch hit a high-pressure gas line, sparking an explosion that sent flames several hundred feet into the air and touched off a small grass fire.


Colorado airmen called on to fight California wildfires


Crews and planes from the 302nd Airlift Wing in Colorado Springs flew Monday to fight growing wildfires that had blacked 124,000 acres in California.

Three C-130 transport planes and 28 airmen roared from...