The Picnic Rock Fire in Poudre Canyon has grown to 1000 acres as
of Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from the
Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.
Multiple resources are being used to battle the fire that is
moving toward Seaman Reservoir and is getting closer to Gateway
According to CBS Denver Channel 4, eight homes have already been
evacuated with 12 others awaiting the word from the fire
The weather, warm and dry, has not assisted firefighters in
their efforts. More than 40 firefighters, as well as helicopters
and air tankers, are being used to battle the fire.
Highway #14 is closed from Highway #287 to Stove Prairie Road as
Firefighters responded to the fire at approximately 11:30 a.m.