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