Images taken by a drone recorded the damage caused by a wildfire north of Denver, Colorado, USA.
On Thursday (30th) a fire broke out in the area and gusts of over 100 gusts of 160 km/h pushed the flames east in the cities of Superior and Louisville, forcing Residents of these places are leaving their homes.
Nearly 1,000 homes were destroyedThe authorities said, Sunday (2), according to the Reuters news agency.
A winter storm hit the area after the fires broke out, leaving the remains of buildings covered in snow.
One of the three missing people has been found on Saturday, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Bailey said at a news conference. However, two have not yet been found.
Officials initially said the fire was caused by electricity pylons brought down by high winds, but a An inspection by utility company Xcel Energy found no damaged or fallen lines near the source of the fire.
Bailey said investigators are investigating what caused the fire.
President of the United States of America , Joe BidenAnd The scenario declared a national disaster, freeing up federal funds to assist affected individuals and businesses in their recovery efforts.
“I know this is a difficult time in your life…let’s build back stronger because we are strong in Colorado,” Governor Jared Polis said Sunday.
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