Fire http://aspenpublicradio.org en Images & Information on Colorado Wildfires http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/images-information-colorado-wildfires <p></p><p>As emergency crews work to handle fires in several areas around Colorado - there's a place you can go to find more information, as it happens, and see how things are developing.</p><p>The Colorado Department of Emergency Management has created a website and mapping tool through google maps.<br><br>You can see the Colorado Department of Emergency Management <a href="http://www.coemergency.com/">site here</a>. The map is below.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:43:49 +0000 Rob St. Mary 3425 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Images & Information on Colorado Wildfires Fire Officials Urge Caution http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fire-officials-urge-caution <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fire season is underway, with evacuations near Denver for what’s being called the Bluebell Fire. The blaze started yesterday in the Evergreen area, just west of Denver.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 05:25:15 +0000 Elise Thatcher 2333 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fire Officials Urge Caution Fire Officials: It Takes A Village http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fire-officials-it-takes-village <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s easy to not think about wildfires just yet. But local officials in the Roaring Fork Valley are working together to make sure you’re getting ready for fire season. Fire departments, the red cross, and other emergency services are trying out a way of getting the word out. It’s part of a new national and international effort, to make it easier for people to understand how to get ready for--and survive--wildfire season. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher went to the first meeting in the series, to find out what’s new this year.</span></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 20:36:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher 1177 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fire Officials: It Takes A Village