The High Park Fire burning near Fort Collins is a challenge in two big ways: You have to put it out, but you also have to manage all the people that requires; feeding them and transporting them, for instance. The seriousness of the fire and the complexity of the operation are why a special Type 1 team took over Monday. They’re called in on the worst cases. Ryan Warner talks to Mike Ferris, a spokesman at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.

 

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