Photos of the Calwood Fire as it approached Hwy 36

Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020
Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020. Photo by Ben Nelson, Envision Studio, Boulder, Colorado.

Ben Nelson, a professional photographer at Envision Studio in Boulder, Colorado, took these photos as the Calwood Fire was spreading toward Highway 36 northwest of Boulder.

Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020
Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020. Photo by Ben Nelson, Envision Studio, Boulder, Colorado.
Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020
A lead plane assesses the Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020 for possible air tanker targets. Photo by Ben Nelson, Envision Studio, Boulder, Colorado.
Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020
Calwood Fire, Oct. 17, 2020. Photo by Ben Nelson, Envision Studio, Boulder, Colorado.

You can follow Ben on Instagram: @_bennelson and @envisionstudio
and on Twitter: @envisionBen

The Calwood Fire has burned 8,700 acres and destroyed over 20 homes.

To see all articles on Wildfire Today about the Calwood Fire including the most recent, click here.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

4 thoughts on “Photos of the Calwood Fire as it approached Hwy 36”

  1. Incredible images Ben, Thank you very much for sharing your intellectual property with us at WF today.
    Cheers,
    Jamie B

  2. Isn’t Hwy 36 one of the exit routes for Estes Park? With the Cameron Peak fire push south towards Hwy 34 the other route into/out of Estes Park, it sure looks like Estes Park is being squeezed.

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