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Two additional wildfires start in Colorado

This is a picture of the Cameron Peak Fire, burning west of Fort Collins.
This is a picture of the Cameron Peak Fire, burning west of Fort Collins.(Canyon Lakes Ranger RD)
Published: Aug. 14, 2020 at 2:23 PM MDT|Updated: Aug. 14, 2020 at 3:49 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Firefighters have now responded to two additional wildfires in Colorado, one west of Fort Collins and the other near Hot Sulpher Springs.

Footage from Colorado Fires

Shown are the Williams Fork Fire in Grand County and the Cameron Fire near Fort Collins

Posted by KJCT News 8 on Friday, August 14, 2020

The Cameron Peak Fire west of Fort Collins is burning over 2,100 acres and started on Thursday afternoon. Firefighters are being assisted by several helicopters and a Type 2 team arrived on Friday afternoon.

Another fire sparked on Friday just south of Williams Fork Reservoir near Hot Sulphur Springs. Multiple aircraft are now working the fire. The fire is burning at an estimated 250 acres and is threatening the Henderson Mill. There is extensive beetle kill in the area. The Sugarloaf and South Fork Campgrounds have been evacuated.

We will continue to stay on top of both of these fires.

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