Danger at our Doorstep


Disasters are a very real part of life in Colorado. Things here burn. And flood. And they slide down mountainsides. And once in a while, things shake. We even get the occasional twister. This special section shows how locals can prepare for disasters that can strike in the Pikes Peak region.

Danger Doorstep Feature Video

Fire News

Fire and smoke loom behind the Twin Creek Ranch just north of Highway 24 in Florissant Tuesday evening. The Hayman fire continues to burn up h…

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Flash flooding in the burn area of the Weston Pass fire forced the closure of U.S. 285 between Fairplay and Antero Junction for non-residents. Fire officials said rain Tuesday night pushed mud, rock and debris down charred hillsides in the area of U.S. 285 near Campground of the Rockies, a mobile home community known as CORA, south of Fairplay.