The wildfire spans over 164,140 acres and is 56% contained.

The Cameron Peak Fire has surpassed the Pine Gulch Fire, becoming the largest wildfire in Colorado history. As of Thursday morning, the Cameron Peak Fire is 56% contained and has spread across 164,140 acres—Pine Gulch was 139,007 acres before it was completely contained.

From Tuesday to Wednesday, the Cameron Peak Fire grew more than 20,000 acres, but since then, it's grown another 10,000 acres.

Mandatory evacuations are in place for several areas in Larmier County, including:

  • County Road 27 (the Buckhorn Road) from County Road 44H south to Masonville
  • Otter Road (Buckskin Heights) and County Road 52E from County Road 27 east (including County Road 41 and Stratton Park)
  • Glen Haven, Glen Haven Retreat, Storm Mountain, and Palisade Mountain
  • The Redstone Canyon area
  • Bobcat Ridge Natura Area, Masonville, Horsetooth Mountain Park, Overhill Drive, Milner Mountain, and all of Rist Canyon Road, including Stratton Park, and Lory State Park

A full list of evacuations and closures for the area can be found here.