Colorado Springs firefighters dispatched to help out in California, Oregon

By: KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

Four Colorado Springs firefighters have been deployed to California and Oregon to assist with some of the many wildfires raging through the states.

The four men, who fought both the Waldo Canyon and Black...

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.

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Colorado airmen called on to fight California wildfires

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

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...