Jun 17, 2012 5:55 PM by Matt Stafford
High wind near the High Park Fire has grounded helicopters fighting the blaze for the time being. Colorado Emergency Management crews say winds are blowing 30 - 50 miles per hour in the area.
A Red Flag Warning for fire danger has been issued for the area of the High Park Fire and a lot of Colorado through 8 p.m. Sunday.
A mandatory evacuation was issued for the Hewlett Gulch subdivision Sunday afternoon.
Crews are still saying more than 55,000 acres have burned. The fire is 45% contained. 181 homes have been damaged or destroyed. So far, crews say it's cost $10.8 million dollars to fight the fire.