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Cameron Peak Fire

Added by yongli on 10/16/2020 - 14:44, last changed on 12/03/2020 - 07:24
The largest wildfire in Colorado history, the Cameron Peak Fire began on August 13, 2020 and burned 208,913 acres of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in western Larimer County . Thought to be human-caused, it ignited on the flanks of Cameron Peak some forty miles west of Fort Collins ...

East Troublesome Fire

Added by Nick Johnson on 10/22/2020 - 21:05, last changed on 11/25/2020 - 08:15
One of the most destructive wildfire s in Colorado history, the East Troublesome Fire began on October 14, 2020, in the central Rocky Mountains east of Troublesome Creek in Grand County . A week later, high winds whipped the fire into a 100,000-acre inferno racing northeast through Grand Lake and...

Hayman Fire

Added by yongli on 10/14/2020 - 13:57, last changed on 10/21/2020 - 09:31
Begun on June 8, 2002, after a US Forest Service employee started a fire at a campsite, the Hayman Fire is the third-largest wildfire in Colorado history. Across a wide swath of foothills between South Park and Colorado Springs , the fire burned nearly 138,000 acres—including 60,000 in just one day...

Waldo Canyon Fire

Added by yongli on 10/15/2020 - 15:59, last changed on 10/21/2020 - 09:33
On June 22, 2012, the Waldo Canyon Fire ignited northwest of Colorado Springs , perilously close to neighborhoods and businesses in one of the most populated areas on Colorado’s Front Range . Although local and federal agencies immediately converged on the blaze, hot, dry, and windy conditions...
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