Fire evacuation numbers

Fire forces evacuation of 11,000 homes in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) – Three windblown wildfires have destroyed at least two structures, jumped a major road and forced the evacuation of 11,000 homes outside Boulder, Colorado, fire authorities said on Wednesday.

Your story contains a major error: 11,000 homes WERE NOT evacuated. That is the number of homes that were alerted to the fire through the reverse-911 system.

Wayne S.

We corrected: GBU Editor

A brush fire burns near Carbon Canyon park in Brea, California November 16, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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