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Evacuated Navigators Working From Focus on the Family Offices

Wildfire has more than doubled in size, but most Navigators' buildings reportedly untouched so far.
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Though Colorado's wildfires have more than doubled in size over the past 24 hours, buildings on the Navigators' camp properties remain largely untouched.

"We don't currently have access to the camp, the Glen, or the headquarters buildings, but initial reports claim none of the structures have been touched," Navigators' chief communications officer Gary Cantwell said of the Glen Eyrie property Wednesday. "We don't feel like it's over – the fire tends to pop up in odd places. But, at this point, everything's safe."

Flames currently surround Eagle Lake Camp on all sides, but sources on the ground claim the horses have been corralled, firefighters are holding the lines, and only one cabin has been consumed. All campsites have been evacuated since Saturday afternoon.

Navigators are currently running "essential operations" out of Focus on the Family's offices. "The body of Christ really sprang to life here," Cantwell said. "When we evacuated Saturday night, we had several different churches open ...

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