We’ve had a break in the heat but little respite from the winds, and the Waldo Canyon firefighters would really appreciate a bit of the latter.
Said incident commander Rich Harvey: “I’d like to start by saying, I hate wind. I wish it would go away.”
Also, rain, please, and plenty of it. Thanks in advance.
Meanwhile, no fear here at Chez Dog. Today Herself volunteered for an extra shift at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, which is boarding critters in the crisis. And I banged out a little word count on some area bicycle folks who’ve lost individual pursuits to the blaze. The worst of it around our little pied-à-terrier is smoke and ash.
A couple friends have lost their houses, and others are couch-surfing while they await word. One local official taken on a tour of the area hit hardest said entire blocks are gone.
So, yeah, what’s a little smoke and ash? I’ve seen worse at Interbike.
More as it happens.
Tags: Waldo Canyon