Colorado

9:00am

Sun June 24, 2012
Widlfires

The High Park Fire Is Not Alone Among Colorado Fires

The smoke from the High Park Fire as seen from Rocky Mountain National Park, photo taken on June 22nd.
Dave Dennis KUNC

Saturday was a busy day for firefighters in Colorado. Uncooperative weather helped grow the High Park from 75,537 to 81,190 by the end of the operational day.

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7:50pm

Sat June 23, 2012

2:29pm

Sat June 23, 2012
Wildfires

Estes Park Fire: 100% Containment Expected By Sunday Night

High resolution version of the picture originally posted to Twitter on June 23rd.
T. Alan Hill Used with permission

Crews worked to fight a fire in Estes Park on Saturday afternoon. The fire was near the Beaver Meadows entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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10:33am

Fri June 22, 2012

9:53am

Thu June 21, 2012
Wildfires

High Park Fire: 68,200 Acres, Optimism About Additional Containment

NOTE: Maps represent approximate information.
U.S. Forest Service

Currently at 68,200 acres, the High Park Fire continues to burn west of west of Fort Collins. Containment remains at 55%, but fire officials are optimistic about additional containment by the end of day.

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