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Flagstaff Fire (Boulder)

Postby Scuba Steve » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:48 pm

Lightening seems to have caused this one. Don't know anything else yet. I'll try and post a photo shortly.

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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby RJansen77 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:52 pm

I think you can see it in the downtown Denver webcam here:

http://dickgilbert.com/downtowndenveraircam.htm
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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby Scuba Steve » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:53 pm

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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby tmathews » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:54 pm

There are a bunch of photos on Twitter (if you have an account). Search the #BisonFire hashtag.

@dailycamera: #BisonFire: Flagstaff Road closed. Flatirons trails closed. Chautauqua closing. #boulderfire #cofires


It's currently at 6 acres.

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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby bf31415 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:10 pm

I'm sitting in the starbucks at 28th and pearl. And noticed the smoke about 2:45. Saw two planes flying over-- one looked like the tanker type.



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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby PaliKona » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:11 pm

Holy s**t this is getting scary.

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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby SeracZack » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:12 pm

PaliKona wrote:Holy s**t this is getting scary.


No kidding. When will it end?
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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby gdthomas » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:27 pm

Sure enough. I can see it from my office in the Tech Center.

Probably would have seen it earlier but was attending a fire safety class in our building. No kidding.
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Re: New Fire Behind the Flatirons outside Boulder

Postby MUni Rider » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:31 pm

SeracZack wrote:
PaliKona wrote:Holy s**t this is getting scary.


No kidding. When will it end?


This year? Winter. If we are lucky.
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