Big Meadows Fire
Firefighters battling the wildfire near Walsenburg are still facing red flag conditions.
Besides the Black Forest Fire, several other wildfires are burning across Colorado.
Fire crews have 65 percent containment on the Royal Gorge Fire and the Big Meadows Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park has grown to nearly 500 acres.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has declared a disaster emergency due to the Big Meadows Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The huge plume of smoke from the Big Meadows Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park can be seen for miles and it’s taking a toll on tourism in that area.
The plan for the Big Meadows Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park is to keep it north of Tonahutu Creek.
High winds, low humidity and a large amount of beetle killed trees caused a fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park to blow up on Tuesday.