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The Marshall Fire continued to burn Thursday night, driven by 110 mph winds, destroying nearly 600 homes in Boulder County. Thursday December 30, 2021. (Jeremy Sparig, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Marshall fire is officially the most destructive in Colorado history in terms of the number of homes and businesses destroyed.

Boulder County authorities on Saturday released a list of the addresses of the 991 properties destroyed and 127 damaged in the 6,000-acre fire.

Here’s a breakdown of where the destruction happened:

  • 553 were destroyed in Louisville, 45 were damaged
  • 332 were destroyed in Superior, 60 were damaged
  • 106 homes were destroyed in unincorporated Boulder County, 22 were damage

We mapped out the addresses below. The red markers are destroyed homes while the blue ones are damaged ones.

NOTE: The entire Sagamore neighborhood was destroyed, but that is not yet reflected on our map. Homes destroyed on Canary Lane in Superior are also not reflected on the map. There may be other homes that were destroyed that are not yet reflected on the map as well. Report issues to jesse@coloradosun.com.

Here is a searchable list of the homes that were destroyed or damaged in the fire:

Below is a Boulder Officer of Emergency Management map showing the burn area as well as the latest evacuation zone information:

MOST DESTRUCTIVE COLORADO FIRES

>> Marshall fire | 2021
Destroyed 991 homes and damaged 127 more in the latest estimates from officials.
>> Black Forest fire | 2013
Destroyed 489 homes and killed two people north of Colorado Springs
>> East Troublesome fire | 2020
Burned 366 homes north of Kremmling in Grand County
>> Waldo Canyon fire | 2012
Burned 347 homes and killed two people on Colorado Springs’ west side
>> High Park fire| 2012
Destroyed 259 homes or cabins west of Fort Collins
>> Cameron Peak fire | 2020
Destroyed 224 homes and 208,663 acres near the High Park burn scar west 

Source: Published reports and official statements

The Colorado Sun — jesse@coloradosun.com

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Jesse Paul is a Denver-based political reporter and editor at The Colorado Sun, covering the state legislature, Congress and local politics. He is the author of The Unaffiliated newsletter and also occasionally fills in on breaking news coverage.

A Colorado College graduate, Jesse worked at The Denver Post from June 2014 until July 2018, when he joined The Sun. He was also an intern at The Gazette in Colorado Springs and The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, his hometown.

Jesse has won awards for long form feature writing, public service reporting, sustained coverage and deadline news reporting.


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