High Park Fire

Larimer County Commissioners Add Fire Restrictions
Due to extremely dry conditions in Northern Colorado and the High Park Fire burning west of Fort Collins, Larimer County Commissioners have added additional Fire restrictions.  The new restrictions include Open Fires, Contained Open Fires and the Sale and Use of Fireworks and Public Fireworks D…
Fort Collins, Colorado High Park Fire [Latest News & Maps]
The High Park Fire Fire is 100% contained at 87,284 acres.   It should be noted that "containment" means that a containment line exists around the fire, which fire managers believe will hold the fire within the perimeter.  "Control" means that the fire is actually out which, on a…
High Park Fire – Monday Morning Update [8:45 a.m.]
Smoke was very thick all along the front range yesterday from the High Park Fire west of Fort Collins. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a smoke advisory for Northern Colorado that has been extended into today. The High Park Fire is now 58,046 acres and remains 45% cont…
Smoke From a Distant Fire
It was more than evident on the way home Sunday afternoon from pre-riding the June 30th Sleigh Riders run that the High Park Fire shifted gears, or had it.  Either way, 50mph winds couldn't be helping much in 95+  temps.
High Park Fire – Friday Morning Update [8:40 a.m.]
The High Park Fire west of Fort Collins  has grown to 52,068 acres and is 15% contained. The current cost of the fire to date is now estimated at $7.2 million dollars. fire officials issued some late night evacuations last night after the  Fire jumped the Poudre River.
Todd Participates in Rain in the Rockies Rain Dance
We need some rain and we need it badly!  The High Park Fire is now  over 50 thousand acres and it is still growing! Dave Jensen, Shawn Patrick and I decided to do our own rain dance.  We grabbed the iPhone and headed to the parking lot.  The dance is in no way meant to offend any…
BREAKING: Fire Jumps Poudre Canyon, Forces New Evacuations
The High Park Fire, burning since Saturday, has jumped Highway 14 and the Poudre River this evening, moving across the Poudre Canyon, forcing new evacuations in the Glacier View area. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office says the order applies to 80 homes from Many Thunders Road south into the …

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