Footage captures grass fires raging in Colorado

Evacuation orders were issued for all residents in Superior, with a population of about 13,000, and the adjacent municipality of Louisville, the Boulder County emergency management office said on Thursday.

Local authorities said 370 homes had went up in flames west of Superior and property losses also included a shopping center and hotel.

The fires were believed to have been ignited by sparks from power lines and transformers toppled by high winds, according to Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle.

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