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Fern Lake Fire

Firefighters work on the fire lines of the Fern Lake Fire in the first week of December 2012. (credit: CBS)

Fern Lake Fire In RMNP Still Slumbers

After seven months, and many feet of snow in Rocky Mountain National Park, wildland firefighters still cannot say the Fern Lake fire is out.

05/18/2013

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Tom Milinowicz)

Fern Lake Fire Continues To Burn Despite Snow, Cold

Several inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures haven’t been enough to put out the Fern Lake Fire.

12/28/2012

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Estes Park Trail Gazette)

Snow Blankets Fern Lake Fire

Cooler weather and a 2-inch layer of snow have helped crews gain the upper hand on a 3,500-acre fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/08/2012

Fern Lake Fire (credit: RMNP)

Cooler Temps, Light Snow Help Firefighters Battling Fern Lake Fire

Much cooler temperatures and light snow is helping firefighters battling the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/07/2012

Firefighters work on the fire lines of the Fern Lake Fire in the first week of December 2012. (credit: CBS)

Final Fern Lake Fire Evacuees Plan To Return Home

All of the remaining evacuees of the Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park will be allowed back home on Friday.

12/07/2012

Fern Lake Fire (credit: RMNP)

National Park Evacuees Begin To Return Home

Some residents who live near a wildfire in Rocky Mountain National Park are being allowed to return home, but they aren’t out of the woods yet.

12/05/2012

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Estes Park Trail Gazette)

Battle On To Keep Fern Lake Fire Inside National Park

Firefighters are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading outside the boundaries of Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/04/2012

Firefighters clear brush inside Rocky Mountain National Park near the Fern Lake Fire area on Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Wildfires In December Put A Strain On Resources

Snowpack throughout Colorado is well below normal for this time of year and the fire season is extending into the holidays. That’s proving to be quite a challenge for wildfire managers.

12/04/2012

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Ryan White, Loveland)

Fern Lake Fire Officials Optimistic After Dangerous Weekend

Dry, windy weather fanned the Fern Lake Fire this weekend, prompting evacuation orders weeks after the fire started in Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/03/2012

National Park Ranger Larry Frederick stands near the Fern Lake Fire. (credit: CBS)

Fern Lake Fire Managers Concerned About More High Winds

The Fern Lake Fire has burned about 3,500 acres in Rocky Mountain National Park, and fire managers have big concerns about stronger winds Sunday night and Monday morning.

12/02/2012

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