Boulder residents woke up early on Sunday to flames dancing over the Sunshine Canyon ridge, forcing evacuations and over 200 firefighters to the scene with air support to try to control the fire. By Jackson Barnett
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The legacy of the Fourmile Canyon fire that began last September is still being felt in Boulder.
While the threat of the Fourmile Canyon Fire may be lessening, according to a press release, the needs of its victims are just beginning and the University of Colorado Student Government is stepping in to help.
Experts said that Boulder residents will likely not need to evacuate due to the Four Mile Canyon Fire. The fire has spread to 6,427 acres by now.
On top of papers, exams, social lives and extra-curriculars, many members of the CU-Boulder community are also coping with being forced out of their homes.
As the Boulder sky started to fill with smoke, Boulder residents, local organizations and journalists began to tweet.
The Fourmile Canyon fire which began at 10 a.m. on Labor Day is blazing onward, engulfing 6,427 acres and forcing 3,000 residents to evacuate, according to the Boulder Office of Emergency Management.