Lower North Fork Fire News

Colorado Wildfire Compensation Compromise Moving Along

A compromise proposal to allow Colorado wildfire victims to seek state compensation in excess of liability limits remains on track for approval in the Legislature. A Senate committee voted 5-0 Monday in favor of a bill to retroactively add state-set …

Colorado Wildfire Ambushed Crews, Surprised Residents

Outside the windows of Steve Foster’s pickup, Armageddon was coming. A rampage of smoke – white and streaked with black – crested the ridge to his left and bore down. It began blocking the sun, turning daylight to twilight. Glowing, …

GOP: Set Up Panel To Pay Colo. Wildfire Victims

Republicans want to create a commission to pay victims of a wildfire southwest of Denver, Colo. that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes, lawmakers said. A bill expected to be introduced this week would establish the commission, which would …

Colorado Forest Service Faces Lawsuits Over Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado Forrest Service is reporting as many as nine claims of intent to sue have been filed following the Lower North Fork Fire in March. Colorado Forrest Service would not release information on who filed the claims. The Lower North …