Fire forces hundreds of evacuations in Colorado

Wildfire north of Breckenridge prompts evacuations

The fire is burning in an area with mostly beetle kill trees. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Emergency officials however said that "all of Breckenridge, Gold Hill and Silver Shekel have been asked to prepare for evacuation".

Wildfires have forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes near the famous Breckenridge Ski Resort.

The Peak 2 fire on Wednesday afternoon.

A full evacuation notice was ordered for the Peak 7 neighborhood and remains in effect until noon on July 6. The Sheriff's Office encourages the public to comply with the evacuation order, which is in place for the safety of the public.

"We would like to take credit for that but we would like give credit to the wind because when the wind did shift it actually pushed the fire back into the burned area and actually slowed it down", says one firefighter.

Carrizo Prices Offering of Stock, Debt
This change led market cap to move at $1.10B, putting the price -62.69% below the 52-week high and 6.49% above the 52-week low. Croft Leominster Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas during the first quarter worth about $367,000.

The Peak 7 neighborhood, which saw more than 460 residences evacuated Wednesday, are likely to remain under evacuation orders through Thursday, authorities said.

The American Red Cross has also opened an evacuation center in the town of Frisco for residents affected by the fire. Firefighters will be working to establish an anchor point on the fire by using direct and indriect suppression methods, such as building containment lines when and where it is safe to do so.

The fire is still estimated at 60-70 acres and the air attack is ongoing.

Firefighters from Leadville, Vail and Park County are assisting in fighting the fire and Grand County firefighters are on the way.

Smoke jumping teams were en route to the fire.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Georgia Stabbings: Mother Arrested After Allegedly Killing Her Husband And Four Children
Jul 07, 2017 - 00:29
The hospitalized girl was still alive Thursday afternoon, police said in a brief update on the case. Police said additional detectives are interviewing neighbors about the family.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump, Merkel to meet ahead of G20 talks
Jul 06, 2017 - 00:07
About 20,000 police will be deployed to ensure the security of the summit. Copyright 2016 United Press International, Inc.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts
Jul 05, 2017 - 00:12
He also asked them to make their GST Cell and Nodal Officers fully-equipped to deal with any situation that may arise. With the roll-out of the GST, 22 States in India have abolished their check posts.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Leicester agree deal to sign midfielder Vicente Iborra from Sevilla
Jul 05, 2017 - 00:11
Following their incredible march to the Premier League title in 2015/2016, the Foxes battled relegation for much of last season. The statement read: " Sevilla and Leicester City have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Vicente Iborra ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
Jul 05, 2017 - 00:08
The coalition government only says that they will amend the GST without coming out with details, he added. The independent MLA Er Sheikh Abdur Rashid also clashed with PDP's Javed Beig.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kyrgios Makes Early Exit at Wimbledon
Jul 04, 2017 - 00:16
Romanian second seed Simona Halep reached the Wimbledon last-64 with a 6-4, 6-1 win over New Zealand qualifier Marina Erakovic. He plays great grass court tennis. "And it's a black eye for him", McEnroe said at the start of the year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bihar Grand Alliance is 'strong and stable', asserts Congress
Jul 04, 2017 - 00:15
Extending his support to the NDA's GST, he said, "We fully support the GST tax reform". We were not even aware of their castes.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Raptors help their defense and future flexibility with Serge Ibaka deal
Jul 03, 2017 - 00:54
Ibaka gave the Raptors 14.2 points per game as well, shooting 39.8 percent from 3-point range with 1.8 made triples a night. He played his final 23 games of the season for the Raptors, averaging 14.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 31.0 minutes played.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sony Music To Open Vinyl Pressing Plant in Japan
Jul 01, 2017 - 00:19
Unlike some music formats such as cassette tape, 8-track, and the mini disc, the old-school vinyl record never really faded away. Most printing presses closed down, and for years, vinyl only existed in smokey little record shops (and your dad's basement).

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Former Cavalier Brogdon named NBA Rookie of the Year
Jul 01, 2017 - 00:18
His assists (4.2) and steals (1.1) per game were tops among rookies while his 3-point and free-throw percentages ranked second. Draymond Green made the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the third season in a row alongside San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Baby Driver Ending: What The Stars Think Really Happened
Jul 01, 2017 - 00:16
Before going into the film I had already downloaded the soundtrack, and I found myself blasting it on my way home. It's so nuanced, and it brings a sense of subtle intensity to " Baby Driver ", and that's what makes it so great.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jimmy Butler gives out cell phone number at Timberwolves introductory news conference
Jun 30, 2017 - 00:19
Both Thibodeau and Butler deflcted questions about any problems that either of them had while in Chicago . Maybe all three of the assets the Bulls got back for Butler turn into stars.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Drone flying near Goodwin Fire forces grounding of aircraft fire operations
Jun 30, 2017 - 00:16
The blaze has grown to 2.5 square miles (6.5 sq. kilometers) since it broke out outside San Luis Obispo on Monday afternoon. The fire is burning in communities around Prescott, a mountain city about 100 miles (160.9 kilometres ) north of Phoenix.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top INDIA HEAD COACH ROLE: Venkatesh Prasad throws his hat in the ring
Jun 30, 2017 - 00:16
Alongside him, Tom Moody and former Indian opener Virender Sehwag are two other big contenders. The deadline for applying for the post is July 9.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Chuck Todd: White House running a 'war on the truth'
Jun 30, 2017 - 00:16
It's a trend that has many reporters ruffled, and on Monday, CNN's Jim Acosta and other reporters called him out on it. ET with Energy Secretary Rick Perry. "This is the White House's way of showing the press corps who is in charge".