Flagstaff Fire

11:49am

Fri June 29, 2012
Wildfire

Smoky Summer: Flagstaff Fire May Burn for Months

Smoke billows over Boulder during the height of the Flagstaff Fire.
Jackie Fortier KUNC

As Boulder residents return to areas evacuated because of the Flagstaff fire, officials say they expect the blaze to burn through the summer.

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3:02pm

Thu June 28, 2012
Wildfires

Despite Wildfire, New Cadets Reporting to Air Force Academy

Officials at the Air Force Academy say they’re going ahead with plans to welcome about a thousand new cadets in the class of 2016 scheduled to report today; despite the Waldo Canyon Fire that’s been threatening the area. 

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5:09pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Environment

Crews Keep Flagstaff Fire at Bay

The Flagstaff Fire as seen from south Boulder June 26th.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

In Boulder, the Flagstaff Fire remains at about 230 acres and hasn’t grown considerably today though a couple thousand pre-evacuation orders are still in effect for neighborhoods on the south side of the city as the blaze continues to threaten scores of homes and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

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12:23pm

Wed June 27, 2012

9:09am

Wed June 27, 2012
Wildfires

Conditions Leave Officials Wary Of Boulder's Flagstaff Fire

Smoke and some flame as seen from Scott Carpenter Park in Boulder. Photo taken June 27th.
Jackie Fortier KUNC

At an estimated 230 acres, the Flagstaff Fire was sparked yesterday near the edge of Boulder. Air support was immediately called in to help squelch the fire, but concerns remain high due to two familiar factors: dry conditions and hot & windy weather.

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