Airports throughout the West are experiencing a shortage of jet fuel complicated by supply chain issues and a need for firefighting aircraft to battle raging wildfires in several states.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are monitoring and documenting the impacts to the fishery on the Cache la Poudre River following Tuesday's flash flood.
Something unusual happened this year in Idaho. Fire and health officials began issuing warnings about the health risks of wildfire smoke several weeks earlier than normal.
Like humans, trees need water to survive on hot, dry days, and they can survive for only short times under extreme heat and dry conditions.
President Joe Biden says he is giving federal firefighters a pay raise ahead of a wildfire season western states fear will require more federal help.
(The Center Square) - Public lands in northwestern Colorado that are managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will be under stricter fire restrictions starting Friday.
Stage 2 fire restrictions will go into effect on BLM-managed lands in Grand, Eagle, Summit, Routt, Moffat, Garfield, and Rio Blanco counties, the federal agency said.
As summer heats up in July and August, Wyoming's wildfire season is likely to creep above average, although recent hot and dry weather has already stoked fires.
What can a person do to stay safe amidst wildfire smoke?