Colorado Fires Cause Evacuations

Equine evacuation plans were put to the test in Colorado when the Overland Fire in canyons northwest of Boulder grew so quickly that within just a few hours, 3,500 acres were engulfed and indefensible. The fire started on the morning of Oct. 29 in James Canyon near Jamestown, Colo., and spread east. On Oct. 30, crews were able to create a fire line in the Boulder Open Space called Heil Valley

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