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Black Forest Fire

Added by yongli on 01/25/2021 - 14:19, last changed on 03/23/2021 - 01:07
The Black Forest Fire occurred in mid-June 2013 in a heavily populated woodland area northeast of Colorado Springs . Even though it was fully contained in just nine days, the fire’s proximity to neighborhoods made it the most destructive wildfire in state history: two people died and 486 houses...

Hayman Fire

Added by yongli on 10/14/2020 - 13:57, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
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...

Spring Creek Fire

Added by yongli on 01/25/2021 - 16:31, last changed on 02/13/2021 - 10:52
Started by an illegal campfire on June 27, 2018, the Spring Creek Fire raced across 108,045 acres of forested foothills in southern Colorado, near La Veta Pass on the eastern edge of the San Luis Valley . By the time it was fully contained on September 10, the Spring Creek blaze was the third-...
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