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    Posted June 14, 2012 by
    thrushj
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    Fort Collins, Colorado
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Colorado and Utah wildfires

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    High Park Fire Day 5

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     thrushj says other than occasionally smelling smoke and not exercising on overly smoky says, the fire is not affecting him personally. But his co-worker and brother are on standby for a possible evacuation order. 'I could still clearly see large plumes of smoke when I was in Fort Collins and Loveland yesterday rising above much of the city, but people are going about there everyday business,' he says.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Day 5 of the Fire I was in Fort Collins, Loveland and Eaton and this is what it looked like. By Tomorrow (Thursday 6-14) there will be 800 Firefighters on the ground, and another (at least) 1,000 people evacuated. Some have been let back in to assess their homes in other areas. At least 100 Homes have been burned. My brother has a former co-worker that is on standby to evacuate his home at any time.
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