Evacuations Ordered After East Troublesome Fire 'Significantly' Increases

The out-of-control East Troublesome and Williams Fork wildfires, burning northwest of Denver, Colorado, prompted evacuations on October 21.

Strong winds fuelled the East Troublesome fire which had reached 19,086 acres (7723 hectares) and was 10 percent contained on Wednesday evening.

Firefighting authorities said the fire had significantly increased in the evening on October 21.

Several communities were issued immediate evacuation orders as the blaze spread north and south. Credit: Jason Mowry via Storyful