Colorado winter wildfires: a cautionary tale for drought states

January 7, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nearly a thousand homes and buildings were destroyed between Christmas and the new year during the Marshall fire in Boulder County, Colorado, reported the Boulder County sheriff’s department. The fire started from an unknown cause on Thursday, Dec 30.  Historically, dry conditions due to droughts, accompanied by high speed winds, led to a quick and […]