# Colorado fire
Basement fire at Highlands Ranch home closes road for 2 hours
(Highlands Ranch, Colo.) Units from the South Metro Fire Districts responded about 7:10 p.m. June 8 to a house fire near Poston Parkway and East Wildcat Reserve Parkway in Littleton. No injuries were reported, and the residents were not at home when the fire was reported.
DougCo signs contracts for air support to fight wildfires
A group of first responders stand near a helicopter.Photo provided by Douglas County Government. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County plans to spend up to $1.3 million to fight wildfires this summer as Colorado continues to experience unseasonably warm and dry weather that’s already sparking wildfires.
“New Year’s Miracle”: No fatalities in Colorado fire that destroys up to 1,000 homes
Firefighters work to extinguish flames in Louisville, Colo., on Dec. 31.Photo by RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images. (Boulder County) Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said “it’s unbelievable we don’t have a list of 100 missing persons,” during a Friday morning news conference to discuss wind-whipped wildfires that devastated the county Thursday.