Posts Tagged ‘High Park’

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Google Creates Dynamic Wildfire Tracking Map

To help with the current wildfire situation across the U.S., Google has created a dynamic wildfire map utilizing their Crisis Response platform. The map displays data, which has been collected together from various other web services including – InciWeb, NOAA‘s Storm Prediction Center and even information from local organizations, in a visual format across a typical Google Maps interface. […]

Storm Winds Give Colorado Firefighters the Upper Hand

Last weekend, a “Derecho” — an unusually strong, long-lived and large straight-line wind storm — blew through the eastern/central portion of the United States. This storm killed 20 people and left millions without electricity. Its 90-mph winds gusted from the Chicago area to Washington D.C., and was noted to have energy readings five times that […]

Waldo Wildfire Doubles in Size

Apparently, Colorado cannot get a break from the current wildfire situation with High Park as well as the five other wildfires burnign across the state. According to Xfinity News, the Waldo Canyon Fire that started (point of origin is unknown at this time) near Colorado Springs has forced the evacuation of over 32,00 Springs residents. The […]

Heavy Fire Activity Puts Colorado in Precarious Position

Wildfires. You know, like the 13 burning across our state right now! The same wildfires that have 16,000 people out of their homes. Per Jeff Berino – Pie’s Senior Fire Investigator and Western Colorado Incident Commander – We are at a tipping point right now. Resources including firefighters, air support, rescue responders – everything and everyone […]

High Park Fire Update!

Despite continued efforts to fight the High Park blaze, the fire is still only 55% contained after burning through over 68,000 acres. Even more unfortunate is the report that came from the RMIAA e-newsletter that stated: Officials announced over the weekend that so far 181 homes have been indentified as total losses Other High Park updates: Late […]