Published: Fri, June 15, 2018
Worldwide | By Angelina Lucas

Moab residents return to burned down homes after fire

Moab residents return to burned down homes after fire

Almost 1,400 homes have been evacuated in Summit County, Colorado, and more than 1,000 other homes could be in danger as the Buffalo Mountain wildfire burns nearby, according to Summit Fire & EMS.

A new wildfire burning in Colorado's mountains is forcing nearby residents to evacuate.

Despite the scale of the 416, there still has been no reports of any deaths or injuries and no homes have burned down.

A satellite image shows the 416 Wildfire burning west of Highway 550 and northwest of Hermosa, Colorado, U.S., June 10, 2018.

"Given the fire behavior that we've been seeing and the amount of fire on the landscape and the amount of structures in the area, that's a really good thing", Knight said.

The Tank Fire has burned through 170 acres in a matter of hours about 1 mile north of Clints Wells, according to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

In southern Wyoming near the Colorado border, the so-called Badger Creek Fire in Medicine Bow National Forest grew as evacuation orders were expanded to almost 400 homes in Albany County, according to the online US fire information service.

Homes in the 1000 block of County Road 204 at Sailing Hawks - 44 in all - are under pre-evac notice as well, La Plata County government said.

In Colorado's southwest, authorities have shuttered the San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado and residents of more than 2,000 homes were forced to evacuate.

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Residents of the Mesa Cortina and Wildernest subdivisions were allowed to return home.

More than 1,000 firefighters are responding to put the blaze out.

"It's going to get worse before it gets better", incident commander Todd Pechota told the Durango Herald.

In southern Wyoming, firefighters battled a 17-square-mile (44 square kilometer) fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest that forced the evacuation of almost 400 homes in 10 small communities.

The entire San Juan National Forest remains closed to the public due to firefighting activity.

Just north of the Colorado border, a blaze near Laramie, Wyoming, exploded in size Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of numerous homes in several small communities and closing roads, the AP reported.

The fire has burned about 17 square miles (44 square kilometers) and forced the evacuation of almost 400 residences in 10 small communities in the area. The cause of the fire is unknown and is 0 percent contained. By Thursday, the fire was 95 percent contained.

The fire had not destroyed any homes as of Tuesday night.

The cause is under investigation but officials have it was not lightning or another weather-related event that might have started it.

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