The area of the largest fire in the history of the state of Colorado exceeded 800 square kilometers

It was localized by 62%.

The area of a natural fire in the Northern part of Colorado’s US state on Saturday increased to 805 square kilometers. The fire is spreading due to strong winds. This was reported by The Denver Post, citing the local fire department.

The fire is the largest area in the entire history of observations in the state. It is now 62% localized.

According to the authorities, many buildings were destroyed. Exactly how much is not yet reported. Emergency services are updating information about the damage.

Residents of Jamestown’s small town, which is about 70 km North-West of Denver, are advised to evacuate. Information about the dead or injured has not yet been received.