According to Inciweb, officials declared the Waldo Canyon Fire 100% contained as of around 7:20 PM. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Troy Nelson, the Incident Commander, could not find any smoke in the Blodgett Peak area at last check by air. Those near the Waldo Canyon burn area may continue to see smoke, but those are in the interior of the fire. Blodgett Peak was the only area of concern, and with no smoke in that area for 36 hours, officials declared the blaze 100% contained.

 

One Response to Fire Officials Declare Waldo Canyon Fire 100% Contained

  1. A full week ahead of initial projections. Job well done. (Oh yeah, thanks for the rain mother nature)

News

February 23, 2018 | NPR · It’s another step in fighting potential fraud and abuse in the program that brings 85,000 highly skilled workers into the U.S. every year. More detail is required on why the workers are needed.
 

AP
February 23, 2018 | NPR · Records show that Broward County had received multiple calls since 2008 about the volatile behavior of the young man arrested in the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting.
 

AP
February 23, 2018 | NPR · The Secret Service said the vehicle did not breach the barricade and the female driver was quickly apprehended.
 

Arts & Life

 Courtesy of Grasshopper Film
February 23, 2018 | NPR · Feras Fayyad’s Last Men In Aleppo goes inside the Syrian city at a time when it was being reduced to rubble by government bombings.
 

February 23, 2018 | FA · Co-writers and co-directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina spent six years creating their Oscar-nominated animated film about the Day of the Dead. Originally broadcast Jan. 10, 2018.
 

February 23, 2018 | FA · Scientists and filmmakers capture images in unprecedented, truly breathtaking ways in the BBC nature documentary series. Critic David Bianculli calls Blue Planet II a “dazzling piece of television.”
 

Music

February 23, 2018 | NPR · On this episode of Piano Jazz, the pianist and master collaborator displays his graceful, romantic style and duets with host Marian McPartland.
 

Courtesy of...
February 23, 2018 | NPR · We join Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah for a performance at the New Orleans Jazz Market drawn from The Centennial Trilogy — and explore his work as a bridge-builder, an ambassador and an avatar.
 

Courtesy of the artist
February 23, 2018 | WXPN-FM · Afie Jurvanen’s latest album, Earthtones, rests firmly in a funky pocket of groove.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab