Wildfires prompt evacuations and destroy homes in Boulder County, Colorado

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A a wind wind fueled fueled fire fire outside outside Denver Denver has has destroyed destroyed hundreds hundreds of of homes homes and and forced forced thousands thousands of of residents residents to to flee flee truly truly unimaginable unimaginable Colorado Colorado governor governor Jared Jared polis polis says says it it happened happened in in the the blink blink of of an an eye eye after after a a dry dry fall fall and and very very little little winter winter snow snow so so far far a a fire fire fed fed by by one one hundred hundred mile mile an an hour hour wind wind gusts gusts ripped ripped through through neighborhoods neighborhoods with with terrifying terrifying speed speed boulder boulder county county sheriff sheriff Joe Joe Pelle Pelle E. E. says says it it likely likely destroyed destroyed at at least least five five hundred hundred homes homes maybe maybe even even a a thousand thousand it's it's unbelievable unbelievable when when you you look look at at the the devastation devastation that that we we don't don't have have a a list list of of a a hundred hundred missing missing persons persons there there are are no no reports reports of of anybody anybody missing missing and and Polish Polish says says no no known known deaths deaths we we might might have have our our very very own own new new year's year's miracle miracle on on our our hands hands of of it it holds holds up up that that there there was was no no loss loss of of life life I'm I'm Sager Sager make make ani ani a a wind wind fueled fueled fire fire outside outside Denver Denver has has destroyed destroyed hundreds hundreds of of homes homes and and forced forced thousands thousands of of residents residents to to flee flee truly truly unimaginable unimaginable Colorado Colorado governor governor Jared Jared polis polis says says it it happened happened in in the the blink blink of of an an eye eye after after a a dry dry fall fall and and very very little little winter winter snow snow so so far far a a fire fire fed fed by by one one hundred hundred mile mile an an hour hour wind wind gusts gusts ripped ripped through through neighborhoods neighborhoods with with terrifying terrifying speed speed boulder boulder county county sheriff sheriff Joe Joe Pelle Pelle E. E. says says it it likely likely destroyed destroyed at at least least five five hundred hundred homes homes maybe maybe even even a a thousand thousand it's it's unbelievable unbelievable when when you you look look at at the the devastation devastation that that

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