As of Wednesday, the Spring Fire has burned nearly 100,000 acres, making it the third largest wildfire in Colorado history.
The massive fire has burned at least 135 structures, and crews have not been able to assess the entire burn area due to dangerous conditions.
Fortunately, there are ways you can help first responders and residents affected by the fire.
Cash, checks and credit card donations can be sent to the following organizations/locations:
The Spanish Peaks Community Foundation is accepting donations at two First National Bank locations in southern Colorado
- Trinidad Location: 100 E. Main St. Trinidad, CO 81082
- Walsenburg Location: 135 W. 6th Street Walsenburg, CO 81089
La Veta Fire Protection District Auxillary
P.O. Box 44
La Veta, CO 81055 – note "victims of fire" on donation
To contribute to the area Fire Departments:
La Veta Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 816
La Veta, CO 81055 – note "firefighters support" on donation or CLICK HERE to make a donation with a credit card.
Upper Huerfano Fire District
P.O. Box 147
Gardner, CO 81040
At this time, authorities are not accepting donated supplies for the Spring Fire.