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High Park Fire

Added by yongli on 10/15/2020 - 15:55, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 22:39
Ignited by lightning in early June 2012, the High Park Fire became one of the largest and most destructive wildfires in Colorado history, burning 87,415 acres along the Cache la Poudre River in the mountains west of Fort Collins . By the time it was fully contained on June 30, the High Park Fire...

Last Chance Fire

Added by yongli on 01/21/2021 - 13:52, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 22:39

Last Chance, Colorado

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The Last Chance Fire started on June 25, 2012, when sparks from a motorist’s flat tire set the prairie ablaze near the town of Last Chance in eastern Colorado. The fire was 100 percent contained in nearly twenty-four hours, but in that time the wildfire scorched 45,000 acres and destroyed several...

Waldo Canyon Fire

Added by yongli on 10/15/2020 - 15:59, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 22:39
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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