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Royal Gorge fire destroys 20 structures, tram at park

According to the Canon City Area Fire Protection District, there is a growing wildfire south of the Royal Gorge. Evacuations have been ordered for the south side of the Royal Gorge park. Authorities are describing the blaze as a major fire that is moving fast and they ask that the public avoid the area around the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Estimated size of the Royal Gorge Fire is 15-20 acres. (Courtesy Brandon Hopper, Canon City Daily Record)