Strong Winds Hamper Firefighting Efforts On 30,000 Acre WildfireStrong winds at times more than 50 mph are hampering efforts of firefighters to contain a wildfire that's destroyed three homes on the Eastern Plains.
Containment Efforts Hampered By Wind At Site Of Plains WildfireIt could be a tough day for crews fighting a wildfire on Colorado's northeastern plains.
Firefighters Work To Contain 30,000+ Acre WildfireA brush fire, fueled by strong winds, burned about 30,000 acres on the Eastern Plains. The blaze was 50 percent contained just before 8 p.m. Monday.
Some Eastern Plains Schools Closed Due To WeatherSeveral schools on Colorado's eastern plains decided to close on Friday because of icy conditions on the roads, high winds and blowing snow.

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