Colorado wind gusts spread wildfires, tip over big trucks

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Colorado wind gusts spread wildfires, tip over big trucks

Firefighters mop up a fire west of Longmont on Friday. About 300 homes were evacuated because of two fires being pushed by gusty winds in Boulder County. One burned in a relatively flat, open area near some farms and clusters of homes west of Longmont. The other was burning in the foothills west of Boulder.
High winds overturned a truck Friday north of Boulder. Gusty winds knocked over several trucks and closed some stretches of Interstate 70 in Summit and Clear Creek counties.
Firefighter Taylor Triolo of the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control surveys the damage after a fire burned west of Longmont on Friday.

Colorado wind gusts spread wildfires, tip over big trucks

Firefighters mop up a fire west of Longmont on Friday. About 300 homes were evacuated because of two fires being pushed by gusty winds in Boulder County. One burned in a relatively flat, open area near some farms and clusters of homes west of Longmont. The other was burning in the foothills west of Boulder.
High winds overturned a truck Friday north of Boulder. Gusty winds knocked over several trucks and closed some stretches of Interstate 70 in Summit and Clear Creek counties.
Firefighter Taylor Triolo of the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control surveys the damage after a fire burned west of Longmont on Friday.
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