Wildfires Force Scout Evacuation At Spanish Peaks
KSCB News - June 21, 2013 8:31 am
The East Peak Fire in Colorado resulted in the evacuation Wednesday of local Boy Scouts and scout leaders of the Sante Fe Trail Council from the Spanish Peaks Scout Ranch in Huerfano County, Colo.
On Wednesday night, 178 Boy Scouts from Garden City, Liberal, Dodge City, Lakin, Scott City, as well as Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado were evacuated from the ranch.
The local scouts, ages 11 to 18, are members of the Santa Fe Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America, located in Garden City. The Spanish Peaks Scout Ranch is the local council’s camp.