Wildfire Forces Evacuations Near Cripple Creek, Colorado

The High Park Fire grew to over 800 acres in Teller County, Colorado, on Friday, May 13, having forced the evacuation of 140 people the day prior.

The Teller County Sheriff’s Office reported the fire was at 873 acres with zero percent containment as of Friday afternoon.

This video shared by BLM Colorado Fire shows an aerial view of the blaze. Credit: BLM Colorado Fire via Storyful

Video Transcript


Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting