The map of Colorado shows eight large wildfires that are keeping firefighters in the state busy today. (Map: Google/MODIS/Wildfire Today)
10:15 p.m. MT, June 23, 2012
New fires reported today include:
- State Line Fire, near Bondad
- Waldo Canyon Fire, west of Colorado Springs. Estimated at 2,000 acres at 9 p.m. Saturday night. A Type 1 Incident Management Team has been ordered. Approximately 1,050 homes have been evacuated.
- Treasure Fire, east of Leadville
- Woodland Heights Fire, near Estes Park, 21 structures confirmed damaged.
There is not a great deal of information available about these new fires, but here are some resources to check:
- City of Colorado Springs (for the Waldo Canyon Fire)
- Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center
- (updated at 3:57 p.m. MT, June 24: More information about the Waldo Canyon Fire)