Superior, Colorado fire maps & evacuation live – Life-threatening grass infernos erupt in Boulder County as locals flee

Superior, Colorado fire maps & evacuation live – Life-threatening grass infernos erupt in Boulder County as locals flee

WILDFIRES in Colorado triggered two towns to evacuate entirely as the fires quickly ripped through communities in Boulder County.

The Boulder County sheriff’s office said they had received “Multiple reports of power lines down, transformers blowing, etc.”

“This has caused several small grass fires from the downed/sparking lines,” the statement continued.

Seven wildfires broke out on Thursday in the Boulder area, according to reports, driven by strong winds gusting over 50 mph, Wildfire Today noted.

The town of Superior has been evacuated, according to Fox31/KDVR. Some neighborhoods in Boulder in Louisville have followed suit.

The National Weather Service out of Denver/Boulder tweeted that the blazes have created a life-threatening situation in Superior and Louisville areas, noting that the “fast-moving fires” should encourage people to “gather more information and please be prepared to evacuate immediately.”

The Denver Channel noted that one wind gust was marked at 110mph and that there are multiple fires in the area that continue to grow.

Read our Superior, Colorado fire evacuation live blog for the latest news and updates…