Saturday afternoon, a week and a half after the 18,247-acre Waldo Canyon fire was fully contained, smoke and possible flames were spotted near Blodgett Peak west of Colorado Springs.
Authorities waited two hours after the raging Waldo Canyon fire had breached a predetermined evacuation trigger point before ordering residents to leave, a review of radio traffic shows.
The long days spent sifting through the Waldo Canyon fire’s ashes for clues to its origin have largely passed.
The Flying W Ranch, which was destroyed in the Waldo Canyon fire, announced it has set up The Flying W Ranch Foundation to accept donations and volunteers.
COLORADO SPRINGS — Officials at the venerable Flying W Ranch, which was devoured by the Waldo Canyon fire, made it clear Monday that they aim to rebuild the popular attraction.
COLORADO SPRINGS — The first signs of trouble — the kind of devastating trouble that would ruin lives, displace thousands, kill two people, destroy a record number of homes
Today on DPTV: Colorado man with autism rescued after being lost in Utah desert for three weeks; Congresswoman Diana DeGette meets with Colorado firefighters; Waldo Canyon Fire evacuee sparks wildfire on way to Oregon; expect high temperatures along the Front Range this weekend. Jennifer Brown reports.
;For a decade, the Colorado Springs Fire Department has worked aggressively to protect more than 36,000 vulnerable homes from wildfire in the foothills of Pikes Peak.
Thirty-seven homes that were evacuated during Colorado’s Waldo Canyon Fire were burglarized, and authorities are offering up to $50,000 for information on the culprits.