KUSA – Wildfires broke out Thursday and Friday amid record heat and dry conditions across Colorado, prompting evacuations for hundreds and responses from multiple state wildfire agencies.

Below, you’ll find information about all of the fires 9NEWS has reported on, as well as links to additional coverage.

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Sky9 video of a structure that had apparently been torhced by the Spring Fire in southern Colorado.


Size: 23,889 acres

Location: East of Fort Garland, and straddling Costilla and Huerfano counties

Containment: 0 percent

The Spring Fire broke out earlier this week and has since rapidly grown to nearly 24,000 acres. The Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Team Black has assumed command of the blaze.

Some structures were lost in the fire, according to the Costilla County Sheriff’s Office, but it’s unclear exactly how many. Multiple evacuation notices have been issued to area residents.

Incident commanders say the fire was human caused. No further details have been released.

A view of the High Chateau Fire in Teller County.

Courtesy KOAA

Size: 106 acres

Location: West of Wright’s Reservoir northeast of Cripple Creek

Containment: Unknown

The High Chateau Fire broke out on Friday afternoon and has prompted the Teller County Sheriff’s Office to evacuate the High Chateau and Highland Meadows subdivisions. No structures were threatened by the fire as of around 3:30 p.m., according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.

Golf Course Fire

Matt Renoux

Size: 20 acres

Location: Near Rocky Mountain National Park in Grand County near Grand Lake

Containment: 60 percent

The Golf Course Fire broke out on Thursday evening in Grand County near Rocky Mountain National Park. As of Friday morning, no structures had been

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