The High Park fire is now the largest wild fire on record in Colorado:
The National Guard has their HUMVEE’s ready to go
View from the back yard
Earlier today it was relatively clear in the foothills but later today the winds changed and now smoke and ash is blowing into Old Town Fort Collins.
At Vern’s in LaPorte
The firefighters’ number one priority is to keep the fire from spreading to populated areas. They are doing what they can, but today’s winds are making it difficult.