Transcript for Colorado Wildfires Threaten Hollywood Backdrop
Meanwhile, there is a fierce battle in colorado. A dramatic stand against wildfires spreading across the state, spreading across the state, including south fork. Which was in national lampoon's vacation. We are there. Reporter: Overnight, fire fighters called in new reinfor reinforcements. Today, two planes like these from the california air national guard will swoop into the smokey skies. They churn out 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant in five seconds. They'll help knock down the dozen blazes that have torched 133 square miles of colorado mountains. The entire town of south fork, 400 residents are evacuated. Flames are moving closer, but the homes have been spared. That would not burn in the aspen. That's by south fork. Reporter: Fires in new mexico and arizona. Residents got news they could go home. I didn't expect it. I thought they were going to wait until the wind died down a little bit. Reporter: But in colorado, as long as the forecast is hot and dry, no one is going home. Clayton sandell, denver. Thanks. Back to gio for the news this morning.
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