Ward evacuated as small Lefthand Canyon hearth breaks out in Boulder County


A second wildfire has damaged out in Boulder County on Sunday.
The Lefthand Canyon hearth is burning about 5 acres close to the 14,000 block of Lefthand Canyon Drive close to Ward. The city of Ward, together with houses alongside Spring Gulch Street and on the 13,000 block of Lefthand Canyon, are being evacuated.

We’ve a brand new wildfire begin close to the 14,000 block of Lefthand Canyon Drive. Evacuation order issued for the City of Ward.
— Boulder OEM (@BoulderOEM) October 18, 2020

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The hearth was reported shortly earlier than 1 p.m. and was “pushing uphill” due to heavy winds, The Day by day Digicam reported. 

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