It was a tough weekend for crews battling the 83,205 acre High Park Fire in Northern Colorado. 57 additional homes in the Glacier View area were burnt over the weekend.
The High Park Fire stands at 83,205 acres, and remains 45% contained. 2,037 personnel are now battling the blaze.
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.
New evacuations were ordered Friday afternoon for the High Park Fire.
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.