The Waldo Canyon Fire, burning near Manitou Springs, surged anew on Tuesday, moving quickly toward homes in the Cedar Heights subdivision. The residents of those homes are among the nearly 6,000 people still evacuated from Sunday when nearly 11,000 people were evacuated when the fire first broke out. The fire has now consumed 6,200 acres.
As of Tuesday evening, 32,000 additional people have been evacuated including one-third of the households on Air Force Academy grounds.
As nightfall approached on Tuesday, houses were consumed by flames. An unknown number of homes have already been destroyed.