POSTED: Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 12:47pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 24, 2013 - 7:21am
Colorado (KETK) — Two East Texans, Gerald and Joan Thomas, are at their summer home in Colorado.
They say that they have been in a Red Cross shelter since Thursday morning sleeping on a cot in a high school gym.
The Thomas' tell KETK that there are over 800 firemen in Masonic park where the wildfire is located.
There are people from all over the country there, and fireman from New York to California.
The fire at this time is traveling in more than 40 miles per hour winds. Officials say that this is the most unpredicted fire that they have ever seen. The air thick with smoke and dirty making it difficult to take the tankers and helicopter in the air and through the mountains.
Trucks loaded with needed materials, donations from Wal-Mart, churches, and other organizations have sent these materials.
The Red Cross is serving more than 800 meals a day and also taking more than 200 meals to fire fighters.
KETK will continue to update you as more information becomes available.