A growing wildfire destroys more than 100 homes near La Veta, Colorado, and other blazes across the parched U.S. West keep hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders.
In a meadow northeast of Transfer Campground, a firefighter city has emerged as a strategic base to battle the 3,700-acre Burro Fire in nearby Bear Creek canyon. A fire isn’t done until it’s cold.
Herald readers share their photos from the 416 Fire and support of firefighting efforts. If you have photos to share, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reminder: do not go to the fire to take photos. Please stay clear of the area. Also, do not fly drones over the fire area; it is illegal.
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