Colorado wildfire evacuation map?

Common causes of wildfires in Colorado include: Campfires & Bonfires. When left unattended, campfires and bonfires can easily ignite surrounding vegetation. Once ignited, these fires can spread quickly in dense forests.

Read our Superior, Colorado fire blog for the very latest news and updates The American Red Cross has since announced on Twitter they have opened an evacuation center for those needing assistance as fires spread through Boulder County in Colorado.

What is frontline wildfire defense doing to help Colorado residents?

At Frontline Wildfire Defense, we want to make sure residents in high-risk areas have access to the resources they need to protect themselves and their homes from wildfires. As such, we are happy to offer this live Colorado wildfire map and tracker to help Colorado residents monitor wildfire activity near them.

While the western fire season historically lasts from July through October, Colorado’s fire season is gradually starting earlier in the year and ending later in the year. Due to this, it’s important for residents to track wildfire activity year-round and to take precautions to protect their properties and families.

What wildfires are currently burning in Colorado?

The West fire, burning 80 miles northwest of Craig, is nearly contained as of Monday afternoon, according to Inci, and web. There are 128 people fighting the fire. Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect for all BLM lands in northwest Colorado and for all unincorporated private and state lands in Moffat County. Location: 80 miles northwest of Craig.

The wildfires — which have torn through 1,600 acres in only a few hours with 100 mph winds — have been devastating several Colorado communities. Close to 30,000 people were displaced from two communities, per CNN. In one community, close to 370 homes were destroyed, according to CNN.

Texas, California, and Georgia are the states with the highest number of wildfires each year. About 90% of all wildfires in the US are started by humans either accidentally, or through acts of arson. A raging wildfire such as California’s Camp Fire of 2018 can travel so fast it burns one football field per second.

Where are the mandatory evacuations in Big Sur?

A wildfire that started Friday evening in Big Sur has prompted mandatory evacuations of residents in the areas of Rocky Creek and Bixby Creek. The evacuation zone is shown in red on the map above, with the red dots indicating recent hot spots.