Oct 29, 2010 2:53 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Air tanker battling Boulder County wildfires

Two wildfires sending a plume of smoke over Boulder have prompted evacuations, the call-up an air tanker, the mobilization of dozens of firefighters and the setting of backfires.

By the numbers:

  • one fire has burned 20 acres
  • one fire has burned 5 acres
  • 60 firefighters on the fire lines
  • 1600 automated emergency calls sent for evacuations
  • 1 air tanker attacking fire

No injuries have been reported.





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