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Wildfires greet hiker new to Colorado

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NCAR Fire Boulder County
Courtesy Ben Holden
The NCAR Fire in Boulder County as seen by hiker Ben Holden.

They say lightning doesn't strike twice. But wildfire sure does. Ben Holden moved to Colorado for graduate school-- specifically to Superior. That was just before The Marshall Fire tore through town. This past weekend, he went on a long-planned hike with some fellow students and on the descent, the group spotted trouble.

Ben Holden Hiker
Courtesy Ben Holden
Ben Holden of Superior recently moved to Colorado. He's among a group of hikers who saw the NCAR fire shortly after it ignited last weekend.