USA: Boulder residents return home after wildfire evacuation order lifted

Published on 20 Mar 2017, 20:18
The residents of Boulder, Colorado, were able to return to their homes on Monday, after the evacuation order for 426 houses was lifted.

The massive wildfire called 'Sunshine' broke out near Seven Hills, on Sunday, covering over 62 acres (25 hectares) and forcing local residents to leave their houses. The Boulder County Commander, Mike Wagner reported that 50 percent of the fire was contained. "Firefighters are going to work really hard today trying to get a lot of water up on the fire," said Wagner, "it is just there no moisture".

The roads near the origin of the fire remain blocked. No casualties or injuries have been reported.

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