The High Park Fire, still burning west of Fort Collins, is now 87,284 acres and 65% contained. The total number of homes lost to the blaze stands at 257.
Electricity has been restored at Buckhorn Mtn. and we're happy to report that KUNC is back on our main transmitter. Buckhorn Mtn. had been without power since the start of the High Park Fire on June 9th.
Officials have declared that the Rocky Mountain area has moved to preparedness level 5, which is the most severe on the scale.
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.