Colorado’s mountains are once again ablaze.
A fire located just outside of Jamestown had burned an estimated
1,000 acres as of Wednesday afternoon, according to The Denver
Authorities expect the fire to come under control quickly.
“I would think by tomorrow morning this will look a lot
different,” said Ron Uthmann, operation chief of the Poudre Fire
Favorable weather conditions are expected to tame the fire, as
www.weather.com calls for snow/rain showers starting today.
“If the wind dies down it will be a mop-up operation,” Uthmann
said. “That would be my best guess. You never know what Mother
Nature will do.”
At least 300 people have been evacuated, according to The Denver
Also, hundreds of residents had been evacuated from Douglas
County as a result of another fire that burned an estimated 300
acres and threatened as many as 400 homes as of 7 p.m. Wednesday,
according to www.9news.com.