Fire grows rapidly in first 12 hours

The High Park Fire grows to 5,000 acres since first being reported this morning. Two hundred firefighting personnel, 15 engines, 3 water tenders, 2 Type 3 helicopters, 2 Type 1 helicopters, 5 single engine air tankers, 2 heavy air tankers, and a lead plane are battling the blaze.

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority.

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The High Park Fire: A Community Responds