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Residents may see smoke and several emergency vehicles near the Colorado Springs Airport Wednesday as the Colorado Springs Airport and Office of Emergency Management conduct a mass casualty response exercise. Airport operations will not be affected by the exercise.

Heavy rains that plagued Colorado Springs during spring and summer 2015 saturated slopes and caused significant damage to public infrastructure and prompted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue a Major Disaster Declaration on July 16, 2015 (“Colorado Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4229)”). 


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- The City of Colorado Springs has been made aware of a phone scam targeting people in areas known to be impacted by recent landslide activity.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management encourages Colorado Springs residents to register for Twitter Alerts, an emergency notification feature delivered directly to subscriber phones.

The warm, dry climate of Colorado is appealing to residents and tourists alike, but it also brings the potential for wildfires year-round.