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Cameron Peak fire update: Wildfire tops 100,000 acres as snow begins falling in Colorado

The Cameron Peak fire topped 102,596 acres, or 160 square miles, overnight Monday, though fire crews expect snowfall and colder weather will limit the fire’s spread. One inch of snow fell overnight, fire officials said in a Facebook post Tuesday morning, as an early winter storm transformed large swaths of Colorado from searing heat to […]

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Colorado wildfire update: Latest on Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek, Cameron Peak and Williams Fork fires

A cold front at the end of the week has been a welcome reprieve for fire crews around Colorado, as cooler temperatures, rain and higher humidity have helped stifle wildfire growth. The change in weather has allowed containment to rise on the state’s two largest fires — Pine Gulch near Grand Junction and Grizzly Creek […]

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Grizzly Creek fire update: Wildfire outside Glenwood Springs grows to 6,250 acres

The Grizzly Creek fire outside Glenwood Springs grew to 6,250 acres Wednesday night as Interstate 70 remains closed. The stretch of highway between Glenwood Springs and Gypsum will remain shuttered until further notice. Independence Pass and Cottonwood Pass also are closed until further notice, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook. Evacuation orders Wednesday […]