BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said a total of 991 structures were destroyed and 127 were damaged in the Marshall Fire that sparked Thursday night.
Louisville: 553 destroyed, 45 damaged
Superior: 332 destroyed, 60 damaged
Unincorporated Boulder County: 106 destroyed, 22 damaged
Pelle said an active investigation is underway with several tips from the community, one of which resulted in the execution of a search warrant.
BCSO confirmed the investigation of a shed that was on fire but did not elaborate on anything that was discovered.
The total coverage of the fire was reported at 6,025 acres and parts of that area have been opened back up for residents to return.
Resources and how to help
- How to help people impacted by the Marshall Fire
- Resources for those impacted by the fire
- Map: Fire evacuation zones and shelters
- Embers, like snowflakes in a blizzard: Fire behavior expert explains
- Watch: Flyover above what many describe as ‘war scene’
- Photos: Aftermath of the Marshall Fire in Superior, Louisville, Broomfield
- Marshall Fire is already most destructive fire in Colorado history
- NWS data: Winds of 110-115 mph fueled devastating wildfire
- FEMA to pay 75% of Marshall Fire costs
- Major Disaster Declaration approved for Colorado