Jun 13, 2012 7:44 AM by Kate Richards

More residents evacuated from High Park Fire

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - More than 600 firefighters and nearly 30 aircraft are continuing to fight a northern Colorado wildfire blamed for one death and damage to more than 100 structures in northern Colorado.

The U.S. Forest Service says about 40 fire engines will also be helping efforts Wednesday to contain the fire. The fire burning 15 miles west of Fort Collins was 10 percent contained Tuesday.

The fire has forced hundreds of people from their homes. Some residents were allowed to return, but 25 new evacuation notices were issued Tuesday.

Among those affected by the new evacuations were up to 100 people at a camp, plus Colorado State University's mountain campus at Pingree Park.


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