By Danielle Chavira

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Both of the CalWood and Lefthand Canyon fires grew slightly as firefighters continue to get a handle on them. The CalWood Fire is now 9,854 acres with 21% containment.

The Lefthand Canyon Fire has grown to 459 acres and remains at 4% containment.

The CalWood Fire (credit: CBS)

Nearly 400 people total are helping fight the fires.

Fire officials say aerial support worked on the northern edge as crews monitored spot fires in the South St. Vrain drainage. They also worked on connecting the southern and western edges to the 2003 Overland Fire burn scar.

(credit: Hygiene Fire Department)

More than a dozen homes were damaged or destroyed in the Cal-Wood Fire.

Water was dropped on hotspots within the Lefthand Canyon Fire as crews worked on building fire lines.

Lefthand Fire

Lefthand Canyon Fire (credit: Dennis Haug)

Some evacuations remain in place.

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management created an interactive map for residents to see where the fire is compared to their home.

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Danielle Chavira


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