The latest fire in Colorado started and exploded, with strong winds and dry conditions, to quickly grow to over 7,000 acres by Saturday evening.

According to the Daily Camera, the Cal-Wood Fire, Colorado's fourth fire underway, forced the evacuation of the towns of Jamestown and Lyons, involving 900 homes.

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Boulder County has a map of the evacuation area, here's how it looked at 9 a.m. on October 18, 2020:

Boulder County Emergency

It is named the Cal-Wood Fire because it began in the area of the Cal-Wood Environmental Education Center

Get more on the Cal-Wood Fire from the Daily Camera HERE.

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