No Fewer Than 5 Wildfires Burning In Colorado
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – Right now there are no fewer than five wildfires burning in Colorado. They’re mostly in the southern part of the state.
The largest is south of La Junta. It’s burned 2,500 acres so far.
Two of the fires are on Fort Carson’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site.
The newest fire is in Teller County. About 105 homes near Cripple Creek remain evacuated. The residents are expected to remain out of their homes for at least another day.
The fire has burned 50 acres, but no homes. There is little containment right now.