Fern Lake Fire
After seven months, and many feet of snow in Rocky Mountain National Park, wildland firefighters still cannot say the Fern Lake fire is out.
Several inches of snow and bitter cold temperatures haven’t been enough to put out the 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.
Much cooler temperatures and light snow is helping firefighters battling the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park.
All of the remaining evacuees of the Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park will be allowed back home on Friday.
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.
Firefighters are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading outside the boundaries of Rocky Mountain National Park.
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.
Dry, windy weather fanned the Fern Lake Fire this weekend, prompting evacuation orders weeks after the fire started in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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.