Loveland

11:00am

Tue June 19, 2012
Wildfires

High Park Fire: 50% Containment, Pre-evacuation Notice For The Rustic Area

High Park Fire heat IR perimeter map, June 18th 2012
Rulli J Larimer County GIS Department

The High Park Fire is still burning west of Fort Collins and is currently 50% contained. A new pre-evacuation notice was sent for the Rustic area including Glen Echo this morning.

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10:15am

Sat June 16, 2012
Wildfires

High Park Fire: Day 8 & 9 Updates

June 16th public information map of the High Park Fire.
U.S. Forest Service

The High Park Fire was reported at about 5:54am on Saturday, June 9th. The Larimer County Sheriff's office has confirmed that 181 homes have been destroyed since the fire first started.

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7:37am

Thu June 14, 2012
Widlfires

High Park Fire: Day 6 Updates

Some of the burn area inside of the High Park Fire zone. This photo was taken on June 12th.
Dave Dennis KUNC

Editor's NoteThe High Park Fire started on Saturday, June 9th. Winds and high temperatures helped the fire rapidly spread. The blaze has grown from an initial 8,000 acres by the end of Saturday to an announced 52,000 acres by the end of Thursday. You can review our timeline of the fire in the High Park Fire archive.

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12:10pm

Wed June 13, 2012
Wildfires

Slideshow: High Park Fire Pictures From Buckhorn Mtn.

View to the south of the transmitter site on Buckhorn Mtn.
Larry Selzle KUNC

The transmitter site at Buckhorn Mtn. was threatened by the High Park Fire which started on Saturday. The fire quickly grew and swept the site, knocking out power. KUNC was knocked off the air and county communications moved to battery backup.

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8:25am

Wed June 13, 2012
Wildfires

High Park Fire: Day 5 Updates

Dave Dennis KUNC

Editor's NoteThe High Park Fire started on Saturday, June 9th. Winds and high temperatures helped the fire rapidly spread. The blaze has grown from an initial 8,000 acres by the end of Saturday to an announced 46,820 acres by the end of Wednesday. You can review our timeline of the fire in the High Park Fire archive.

This post archives all updates from Wednesday, June 13th. Updates for Thursday, June 14th can be found at this post.

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