More homes on evacuation notice ahead of Colorado wildfire
August 9, 2020
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) —
Residents living near a western Colorado wildfire have been told to be ready to evacuate as the blaze expands.
The Pine Gulch fire is burning in remote, rough terrain north of Grand Junction and had grown to more than 37 square miles (97 square kilometers) by Sunday, fire officials reported.
A small number of homes in the area were evacuated Saturday and more residents were put on notice Saturday night that they could have to leave immediately if the fire approaches.
The fire about 18 miles (29 kilometers) north of Grand Junction was started more than a week...