Tag Archives: Cameron Peak Fire

Colorado Wildfires Burn Large Areas, Hundreds of Buildings

Crews are expected to continue monitoring fire areas and extinguishing isolated hot spots     DENVER (AP) — A pair of wildfires in northern Colorado set records as the largest and second-largest in the state’s history, burning nearly 630 square ...

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Colorado’s Largest Wildfire Burned Over 200 Homes

Cameron Peak Fire ignited in arid and rugged terrain     FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire that has scorched more than 326 square miles (844 square kilometers) since it started in mid-August, becoming the largest in Colorado history, ...

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Snow, Cold Weather Puts Damper on Colorado Wildfire

Firefighters were able to piece together three miles of fire lines     Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Snow and cold weather on Sunday put a damper on a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in northern ...

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Colorado Wildfires Burn Later Than Normal

“We don’t see October fires that get this large,”     By PATTY NIEBERG Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air. While it could be an apocalyptic ...

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Some 3,000 Firefighters Fight to Contain Colorado Wildfires

Crews shuffle between fires due to personnel shortage     By JAMES ANDERSON Associated Press DENVER (AP) — It’s a snapshot from hell: A group of firefighters brace themselves against a furious wind blowing dust and debris and fanning flames ...

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Wind Threatens to Complicate Fighting Colorado’s Cameron Peak Fire

Critical fire weather day on Friday   CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More strong wind threatened to make the biggest wildfire in Colorado history even worse after a brief lull. Gusts up to 60 mph (100 kilometers per hour) Friday and ...

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Winds Push Colorado Wildfire to Largest in State History

Cameron Peak Fire has burned at least 164,140 acres     FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — One of two Rocky Mountain wildfires fanned by strong winds has become the largest in Colorado history. Firefighters expected windy weather to continue into ...

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Winds Fan Rocky Mountain Wildfires in Wyoming

Latest on Mullen and Cameron Peak fires     CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two big Rocky Mountain wildfires flared up again Monday as dry, gusty winds blew embers past areas where firefighters had been making progress. Firefighters at the Mullen ...

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Colorado’s Third Largest Recorded Wildfire Continues to Grow

Wildfire has burned at least 124,000 acres     DENVER (AP) — Winds fueled a northern Colorado wildfire that emergency officials said has damaged structures and moved beyond barriers established by firefighters to slow the fire’s spread. The Larimer County ...

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Colorado’s Largest Active Wildfire Grows into Flatter Ground

Cameron Peak Fire grew to at least over 104,00 acres     RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. (AP) — Winds caused the largest active wildfire burning in Colorado to grow on Sunday, prompting more evacuation orders. Fanned by southwest wind gusts ...

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