Over 206,000 Acres Burned by Colorado Wildfires
Wildfires active in Colorado have burned over 206,000 acres but firefighters are getting closer to the containment of many of the fires currently burning. Here are the latest reports of progress made to contain the fires.
There are 13 active wildfires currently reported by Colorado Homeland Security and Emergency Management which have burned over 206,000 acres as of Monday morning (July 9). Of those fires, the Spring Fire and 416 Fire account for about 78% of the total burn area.
Here are the five largest wildfires still active in Colorado with both acreage burned and containment.
Spring Creek FireCostilla and Huerfano Counties
107,627 Acres Burned / 70% Contained
416 FireLa Plata County
54,129 Acres Burned / 50% Containment
Divide FireGrand County
19,955 Acres Burned / 80% Containment
Weston Pass FirePark County
13,019 Acres Burned / 52% Containment
Lake Christine FireEagle County
5,916 Acres Burned / 31% Containment