Cameron Peak Fire:
One year later
A Source Special Edition
published Aug. 2, 2021
It’s been nearly a year since the largest wildfire in Colorado history started near Chambers Lake on Aug. 13, 2020. While the Cameron Peak Fire has been extinguished, its impact can still be felt 12 months later at Colorado State University and beyond. Below are several stories taking a look at the people, facilities and research affected by the Cameron Peak Fire.
In the weeks since the reopening, the campus – typically open each year from mid-May to mid-October – has seen its full-time staff return as well as faculty, students and visitors.