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Investigators unable to determine cause of Cal-Wood fire, which destroyed 20 Boulder County homes

Investigators are unable to determine the cause of the Cal-Wood fire, which burned more than 10,000 acres and destroyed 20 homes in Boulder County in October. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday authorities were able to narrow down a 500 foot radius of land near Jamestown where the fire started. As part of the […]

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She thought the evacuation was a precaution. Then the Cal-Wood fire erased her family’s Boulder County home.

BOULDER — When Courtney Walsh received a text Saturday afternoon that her home north of Boulder was in the mandatory evacuation area for the Cal-Wood fire, she thought she was being ordered to leave just as a precaution. Still, she rushed back to her house on Foothills Ranch Drive to get her family together. She […]

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“It’s not looking good”: 900 homes north of Boulder evacuated because of raging Cal-Wood fire

BOULDER — A massive area north and northwest of Boulder was evacuated because of the raging Cal-Wood fire, which quickly swept down from Jamestown into the U.S. 36 corridor south of Lyons Saturday afternoon. A large smoke plume was visible from Denver. Flames could be seen towering over Boulder. MORE: Looking for the latest information […]