High Park Fire


Sun June 10, 2012

High Park Fire: Day 2 Updates

Janice Naylor US Forest Service
  • Grace Hood reporting for KUNC News & NPR

Editor's NoteThe High Park Fire started on Saturday, June 9th . Winds and high temperatures helped the fire rapidly spread. The blaze has grown from an initial 8,000 acres by the end of Saturday to an estimated 20,000+ by  the end of Sunday. Our day 1 updates are archived here, this post serves to archive updates from Sunday, June 10th.

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Sat June 9, 2012
inTune Station Blog

Temporary Low Power Service Restored To 91.5fm

Tower & transmitter site at Buckhorn Mountain

We are sad to report that our main transmitter site at Buckhorn Mountain is threatened by the High Park Fire. An alternative temporary low power signal on 91.5fm has been established.

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Sat June 9, 2012

Photo: Satellite Image of High Park Fire

Satellite image of the High Park Fire with notations added by Tom Yulsman
Tom Yulsman MODIS

The size of the High Park Fire has expanded rapidily, now at a reported 2,000 - 3,000 acres. Here is a satellite image from MODIS, giving you an aerial view of the size of the fire.

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Sat June 9, 2012

High Park Fire: Day 1 Updates

High Park Fire at sunset over Terry Lake north of Fort Collins
Kirk Mowers KUNC

The High Park Fire is burning just west of Fort Collins & Loveland. The fire is 8,000 acres and 0% contained. The fire has also impacted the KUNC transmitter site at Buckhorn Mtn. 91.5fm is off the air currently.

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