Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
Three days after it started, the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs kept on spreading, said a report from reuters.com. According to it, in just overnight, the wildfire doubled in size. GreenBeanBuddy.com commented that the said natural disaster is all because of global warming.
The wildfire already consumed 15,375 acres, said the report. It detailed that on Tuesday afternoon, it burned about 9,000 acres.
Based on the report, only 5 percent of the fire was contained as of Wednesday. About 32,000 people were also forced out of their houses, it was said.
To stop the raging blaze, cargo planes were already dropping flame-retardant chemicals on the wildfire, related the report. It added that the military was also preparing more helicopters to help with the firefight effort.
Here's an excerpt from "Colorado Springs Wildfire Continue to Spread" from GreenBeanBuddy.com.
“While Florida is under water brought by tropical storm Debby, Colorado is on inferno due to multiple wildfires across the state. The biggest of which is the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs. As it continues to blaze, reports have it that the wildfire picked up its pace and already devoured an unknown number of houses.
"The said wildfire started on June 23rd. And for a number of days now, it continues to rage drawing closer to and threatening Colorado landmarks as Pikes Peak and the Air Force Academy. According to the Colorado Springs Fire Department, it already consumed 15,375 acres of land. 9 000 of that were burned in just hours yesterday afternoon.”
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News website GreenBeanBuddy.com commented that natural disasters as wildfire is brought by climate change. And that climate change is due to global warming, it explained.
With eight wildfires across the state, the website also stated that Colorado surely needs prayers and help. However, apart from prayers and money, the site stated that people can additionally help by cutting down their carbon footprint that contributes to global warming. It gave the use of green cleaning products as one tip to minimize a person's carbon footprint.
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