Jun 24 2012
The fire west of Colorado Springs is the Waldo Canyon Fire. It has grown all day and is zero % contained. Most areas of Manitou Springs have now been evacuated. No structures have been burned and the fire has not crossed over Hwy 24. Over 500 firefighters on on the scene. Several helicopters and tanker planes are also involved now. It is considered a Priority Grade 1 Fire and Type 1 firefighters are joining the scene this evening.