Massive fire in Colorado, USA:1000 houses burnt down, order to leave 30 thousand people home

In the US state of Colorado, a forest fire in Denver destroyed 1000 houses. State Governor Jared Polis has given information about this. Jared said – In the city of Louisville and Superior, about 30,000 people have been asked to leave the house. In view of the situation, emergency has been declared.

Governor Police told the media – The fire spread so fast that it engulfed a large area before anyone could understand anything. At the same time, the area’s Sheriff Joe Pele told that strong winds are blowing in the area at a speed of 169 kilometers per hour. Due to strong winds, the fire is spreading so fast that even the firefighters had to leave the spot.

Snowfall also started in the area

Along with houses, 1 shopping complex and hotel also caught fire.
Along with houses, 1 shopping complex and hotel also caught fire.

Sheriff told- 1 shopping complex and hotel were also burnt along with houses due to the fire. Altogether about 6,000 acres of land has been burnt. It is a matter of relief that nothing happened to 2 hospitals and schools in the area. Snowfall has started in this area since Friday morning. Which is helping firefighters. The fire will be brought under control soon.

Resident of the area told the incident

Climate change has increased the risk of fire in the area.
Climate change has increased the risk of fire in the area.

Patrick Kilbride, a resident of this area, told his experience while talking to the media. Kilbride said – His house has been gutted because of the fire. His pet dog and cat both died. Weather experts have predicted that up to 1 inch of snowfall may occur in the area, which will help in extinguishing the fire.

A growing threat from climate change was
a fire in the Colorado wilderness on Thursday. After which the fire spread to an area of ​​6.5 square kilometres. State officials are monitoring the situation. Simultaneously, rescue workers are engaged in evacuating the trapped people and assessing the damage. Colorado has been facing a severe drought for the past few years. The risk of forest fires has increased due to climate change.

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