High Park Fire from airplane (photo June 25)

A friend just emailed me a couple photos of the High Park Fire, taken on a flight (around 11:11 am MDT (Mountain Daylight-Savings Time)), coming from the west heading to Denver, about an hour ago.   Wowza:

High Park Fire, as seen from flight into Denver, on June 25, 2012.

Information about the fire can be found @ http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2904

The distance to Shambhala Mountain Center, as shown on my annotated InciWeb map is now updated to be closer to this perimeter:

June 24, 2012:

Compare to 10 days before:

Properties destoyed by this fire jumped to 248 homes, as of June 25, here.  State record.  About HALF the nation’s wildfire firefighers are currenly active in Colorado. (see “Vicious wildfires spread to Colorado tourist centers” By Thomas peipert, June 24, 2012)

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