Colorado wildfires now state’s worst ever: 360 homes lost, 15,000 acres…

Thursday, June 13, 2013
By Paul Martin

Colorado wildfires: Black Forest Fire, Royal Gorge Fire, Big Meadows fires LIVE

DenverPost.com

June 13, 2013

BLACK FOREST FIRE NEAR COLORADO SPRINGS
15,000 acres burned; 38,000 people evacuated; no containment details
360 homes are a total loss, the most in Colorado history.
No reported deaths or injuries, but one person is reported missing
EVACUATION MAP: Updated as of 7 a.m. June 13 with voluntary, mandatory evacs.
Next press briefing at 5 p.m. Thursday.

ROYAL GORGE FIRE
8:30 p.m. Wednesday: Fire officials say a wildfire about 3,100 acres in size is burning near the Royal Gorge. Twenty structures have been confirmed destroyed, but details about them are not available. The fire is 20 percent contained.

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