Grizzly Creek fire
Before 2002, Colorado never had a 100,000-acre wildfire. Now it has its first 200,000-acre fire.
Glenwood Springs needs $10.5 million — right now — to prepare for watershed impacts of Grizzly Creek FireJason Blevins Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published
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As the Grizzly Creek Fire rips through Glenwood Canyon, it endangers vital infrastructure for millions of westerners. Sediment and debris could foul the Colorado River for years to come.
The order comes as four major fires are burning more than 130,000 acres in western Colorado. Gov. Jared Polis said three of the blazes are believed to have been human-caused.
Crews instead are “spiking out” in small groups and using aircraft to keep blazes smaller. This is why fire officials asked months ago for a burn ban and extra funding.
The National Weather Service in Boulder says below-average precipitation and high temperatures are expected over the next 30 days. Four fires have torched more than 130,000 acres.