A wildfire has affected the Spanish Peaks Scout Reservation in Colorado causing over 180 people to evacuate in just twenty minutes.
Troop 165 of Emporia that consisted of 6 boys and 3 adults and Troop 139 of Burlington that consisted of 6 boys were among those forced to evacuate Wednesday night and stayed in a makeshift school overnight according to Jayhawk Area Council Scout Executive/CEO, Wayne Pancoast.
The troops were required to leave personal and troop gear behind and belongings are assumed to be a total loss.
Pancoast says he commends the staff for a safe evacuation.
The Kansas State Wildcats will play the Michigan Wolverines in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Tempe, Arizona on December 28.
There has been an unusually high volume of accidents this morning due to the change in weather conditions.