Denver, Colorado 2020-10-17 23:46:20 –
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Another 3,000 evacuation notices were sent for the Cameron Peak fire on Saturday, as strong winds pushed the blaze to more than 187,500 acres.
The blaze has been burning for more than two months and is now the largest in state history.
Residents of local evacuation shelters told FOX31 on Saturday that more homes were lost.
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is still working to determine how many more structures were lost.
“We did a bit of dampening around it, but basically there was wood underneath and the fire went through, and so it burned to ash from the footage I saw,” Breeze explains. Chaput.
Chaput joined hundreds of others at Embassy Suites in Loveland, where the Red Cross was working to find hotel rooms.
Some hotels in the area are now completely filled with evacuees.
“It’s a lot,” says Chaput. “A lot of people are suffering right now.”
According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the fire is now closed within a mile of Lowry State Park, but has not entered the park.
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