Wildfire Danger

Governor Hickenlooper Bans Colorado Prescribed Burns as Dry Conditions Continue
Governor Hickenlooper Bans Colorado Prescribed Burns as Dry Conditions Continue
Gov. John Hickenlooper has suspended all Colorado prescribed burns in our state on Wednesday, after reviewing information from CSU, which oversees the Colorado State Forest Service. The Lower North Fork Fire burning south of Denver was determined to have been started by a prescribed burn that re-ignited days later has taken lives and destroyed homes.