Colorado wildfires force mandatory evacuations overnight

Cameron Peak, the largest wildfire in Colorado's history with flames scorching over 170,000 acres, has been burning since August and is only 62% contained.
2:04 | 10/18/20

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Transcript for Colorado wildfires force mandatory evacuations overnight
We want to turn now to the weather, rob Marciano, still following the wildfires out in Colorado. That's right the headlines continue to be in the west. But Colorado is on fire as R as well. Over night, multiple wildfires scorching acres in Colorado. The calwood fire ripping through engulfing 7,000 acres. Visible nearly 50 miles away from Denver. Multiple homes like this one already destroyed. Firefighters attacking the flames from the air. Even shutting down roads and urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel in the area. We had several other smaller wildfire that's popped up in the last week or two that thankfully we were able to get out quick. This one we were not able to. It just exploded. This comes as the largest wildfire in history rages on scorching over 170,000 acres. The fire oy 62% contained. The fire is going this direction and it will be continuing to go that direction unless we get a major wind shift. And not a lot of And rob those frost

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