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  • Cause Of New Castle Home Fire Not Yet Determined

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    Glenwood Springs Post Independent
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Burning Mountains Fire Chief David Yowell said the cause of the fire on Tuesday that burned the Main Elk Creek home of Shirley and Warren Wailes has not been determined.


  • New Priorities Set for Wildfire Reduction

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    Environment News
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Norton noted that more than 7.1 million acres burned last year - more than twice the annual 10 year average. These fires caused the death of 21 firefighters


  • Snaking Fire Trial Put On Hold

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    Rocky Mountain News
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    The trial of two teenagers charged with setting a wildfire near Bailey last spring was recessed until Feb. 18 after a second day of testimony Tuesday.


  • Two Teenagers On Trial For Blaze

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    The Rocky Mountain News
    Posted: January 14th, 2003

    Two high school boys accused of starting the wildfire that forced the evacuation of Bailey last year told classmates they were smoking in the vicinity before the blaze was called in, witnesses said Monday.


  • Better Forest Care Now Will Save Money Later

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    The Rocky Mountain News
    Posted: January 14th, 2003

    The cost of combating catastrophic fires is only part of the price of letting nature be the only forest manager, say economists, forest officials and communities.


  • Fire Claims Rye Home

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    The Pueblo Chieftain
    Posted: January 13th, 2003

    Rye--No one was injured when a home was consumed by fire early Sunday evening


  • Construction Worker Dies After 18-Foot Fall

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    Posted: January 12th, 2003

    A construction worker died Thursday evening after he was struck by 1,000 pounds of solid steel rods and fell about 18 feet off a toll plaza building.