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But first raging wildfires in northern Colorado now turning deadly.
The body of -- 62 year old woman was -- her burned out home in black armor county Colorado.
A firefighter tried to get her out but was chased off by a fast -- wall of flames.
So for more than a hundred homes have been damaged or destroyed hundreds of people have been forced to leave almost everything -- -- behind.
We've brought the few things are really important to a source of hard done by friends and some things are emotionally attached to it.
Other than that.
We were just really hope we can we trust these guys -- all these firefighters in our area.
Adam Housley is following the story from Fort Collins, Colorado -- what's the latest on that -- there.
Yeah Eric that there -- -- Lynda Steadman said -- report her missing on Saturday that's really when this fire just exploded in size to begin with a lightning strike Saturday morning.
It's Saturday into Sunday due to winds and extremely high temperatures here -- Colorado.
To stop the fire absolutely exploded -- 20000 acres -- one point.
He just a few hours right now -- told 41500.
Or so acres is the official number they are gonna have some new numbers this morning for surely as well as some containment numbers as the firefighters were saying last -- -- made significant progress however this file fire is still active.
Call the high park fired or 600 personnel here fighting this fire.
Caretakers of coming from as far away as Alaska Canada and California.
Right now 118 structures have burned a number of those are homes they do not pass a specific numbers there.
And they use infrared camera last night to fly over this fire try to get some idea Rick where this fire is still active they're saying the north east edge.
That's good news for those -- at Fort Collins and outlying areas because that is the last.
Fatherless homes that area however still very difficult conditions here especially up in -- higher elevations Rick.
I just fire continues to burden that direction.
Adam firefighters in New Mexico also with their hands full what's the latest from there.
Yet they have been some good news there as well in the sense that the winds have died down and temperatures to come down to be talked people here in Colorado and in New Mexico they'll tell you over the weekend Saturday and Sunday.
Temperatures were in the ninety's in some cases winds thirty to forty miles an hour much less now without fire the little bear fire burning near -- -- dose so.
Has burned down at least 35 different structures 54 square miles.
And we talk to people about what the firefighters are doing to battle some of these -- here's their response is take a listen.
I couldn't believe -- came to the command -- while ago I couldn't believe how many people were there haven't figured through their.
His system it's -- a great job justices who take.
Right now they're eighteen fires burning across the west we talked the national fire sooner they'll tell you that's actually less acreage so far this year -- -- was last year however Rick.
This west as you know with the big bark beetle infestation in the heat of course everyone very worried about what might lie ahead for the western states -- -- that's a pretty big fires already especially here Colorado.
-- -- -- that have burned so far Rick.
Adam Housley live in Fort Collins -- back.
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