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Fort Collins Fire

Postby PaliKona » Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:54 pm

Already a 750 to 1000 acre fire outside Fort Collins...saw it while hiking Green Mtn in Boulder this afternoon and thought, no way...unfortunately this is a bad start to the season

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Re: Fort Collins Fire

Postby climbingaggie03 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:26 pm

Yup, I was in red rock canyon in co springs yesterday and we spotted a small fire. I think it burned 5 acres, but smelling smoke and seeing fire is not my idea of a good time.

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Re: Fort Collins Fire

Postby ChrisRoberts » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:09 pm

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23GalenaFire&src=hash The Twitter feed for Galena Fire

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Re: Fort Collins Fire

Postby pills2619 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:46 pm

Yeah I could smell it really strong coming back from the mountains right around Loveland and then heading West on 14 you could see the flames pretty well. The strong winds right now are not helping anything. Bad sign for the coming year... Sucks, I run over there everyday.
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Re: Fort Collins Fire

Postby ajkagy » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:55 pm

PaliKona wrote:Already a 750 to 1000 acre fire outside Fort Collins...saw it while hiking Green Mtn in Boulder this afternoon and thought, no way...unfortunately this is a bad start to the season


wow crazy, just hearing about it now. Get ready for a LONG summer of fires, 2nd year in a row with a bad snowpack, this time it could be much worse than last year unfortunately.

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Re: Fort Collins Fire

Postby ChrisRoberts » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:50 pm

http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20130316/NEWS01/303160015/Video-time-lapse-view-Galena-Fire-near-Fort-Collins

Currently 45% contained, though I'm sure cooler weather and some snow has helped out.
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