Cigarette on bed the cause of fire at Colorado Springs apartment complex


A Colorado Springs apartment complex caught fire Wednesday afternoon, leaving dozens of people displaced.

Six people were treated and released at the El Vecino Apartments complex for smoke inhalation and...

UPDATE: Mobile home a total loss in fire north of Colorado Springs

By: The gazette

A blaze Tuesday morning that destroyed a vacant mobile home north of Colorado Springs was put out in about an hour by several agencies, according to reports.

Fire departments from Palmer Lake, Larkspur,...

Colorado Springs police seek person who tried to start fire at bank

By: chhun sun

A person who attempted to start a fire at a Wells Fargo Bank earlier this month is being sought by Colorado Springs police.

On Sept. 8, Colorado Springs firefighters and police officers responded to the...

Summer storms by the numbers: Colorado Springs and El Paso County

A summer of storms has left damage on Colorado Springs and El Paso County that continues to be cleaned up.

Air Force Academy cadets come out in force to help make community safer


More than 400 Air Force Academy cadets joined forces with American Red Cross workers Friday by going door to door and promoting fire safety in El Paso and four other counties.

The Home Fire Campaign...

Fire marshal: Black Forest fire presented several challenges to fire crews


SNOWMASS - Firefighters faced more than a perfect storm of heat, wind and dry vegetation when the Black Forest fire exploded on June 11, 2013.

A collection of El Paso County fire districts walked into what...

El Paso County's approach to fire codes held up as bad example at conference


SNOWMASS - After two destructive wildfires, El Paso County has a reputation of being the county that didn't enact changes to land use or fire codes, two things fire experts say are key to preventing massive...

Boulder wildfire mitigation program could become template for state


SNOWMASS - A Boulder County wildfire protection program is quickly becoming a model for the state when it comes to incentivizing homeowners to bolster their homes from wildfire.

Boulder's Wildfire Partners...