Link from the increasingly warm & smokey Diana Hsieh.
Here’s the story from Denver’s 9News:
Recreation technician Terry Lynn Barton, 38, appeared in federal court Monday morning to be advised of the charges against her.
Barton told investigators she was enforcing the fire ban in the Pike National Forest on June 8 when she started burning a letter from her estranged husband within a designated campfire ring. She said she then tried to put out the blaze. Prosecutors now believe Barton made up the story.
They say based on evidence gathered at the fire