Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Springs’

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Rebuilding After the Burn-Out

This weekend’s wet weather, albeit stormy, was incredibly welcomed as firefighters across the state push for 100% containment of the worst wildfire season in over a decade. With the majority of the wildfires thisclose to containment, many are now faced with the questions of, “To rebuild or not?” “Is the foundation salvageable?” It’s hard to […]

Storm Winds Give Colorado Firefighters the Upper Hand

Last weekend, a “Derecho” — an unusually strong, long-lived and large straight-line wind storm — blew through the eastern/central portion of the United States. This storm killed 20 people and left millions without electricity. Its 90-mph winds gusted from the Chicago area to Washington D.C., and was noted to have energy readings five times that […]

Waldo Wildfire Doubles in Size

Apparently, Colorado cannot get a break from the current wildfire situation with High Park as well as the five other wildfires burnign across the state. According to Xfinity News, the Waldo Canyon Fire that started (point of origin is unknown at this time) near Colorado Springs has forced the evacuation of over 32,00 Springs residents. The […]

Heavy Fire Activity Puts Colorado in Precarious Position

Wildfires. You know, like the 13 burning across our state right now! The same wildfires that have 16,000 people out of their homes. Per Jeff Berino – Pie’s Senior Fire Investigator and Western Colorado Incident Commander – We are at a tipping point right now. Resources including firefighters, air support, rescue responders – everything and everyone […]

Hayman Fire: A Decade Later…

From Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association May 31, 2012: “Next Friday marks one decade since the Hayman Fire ignited southwest of Denver and northwest of Colorado Springs on June 8, 2002, and became the largest fire in the state’s history.” In the next few days the 10 year anniversary of the Hayman fire, which consumed 138,000 acres of Colorado […]