South Fork fire threatens to engulf the Colorado tourist town as officials evacuate 400 residents and visitors. In South Fork, fire crews are working to save cabins and homes from the approaching blaze.
Colorado fires 2013 spread through a dry, densely wooded area of Colorado Thursday, destroying at least 360 homes. Hot temperatures, wind gusts, and bone-dry forest conditions fueled the Colorado fires 2013.
Royal Gorge fire destroys three structures near Canon City, Colo., and spurs evacuation of 900 at a state prison. Besides the Royal Gorge fire, three other Colorado wildfires have destroyed dozens of homes and force thousands to flee.