link to the Inciweb site or read the in-depth reporting in the Summit County Citizen’s Voice.This visualization of the Waldo Canyon fire shows an accurate snapshot of a moment in time – But the reality of this fire is grim due to nature and unfavorable weather. High winds caused this fire to burn back east into the outskirts of the Colorado Springs/Manitou Springs area and pose a major threat to property. For the latest information on this fire, use this
Even though we obtain data on the fire perimeter as quickly as possible, the progress of a wildfire with high winds and heavy fuel load can far outstrip our capability to image and display the actual boundaries in real time. We will continue to monitor and provide the most up-to-date information possible, and make it available in a high-resolution format that may be zoomed in to provide the best possible visualization with available resources.