BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) – The Lake Christine Fire burning near has grown to more than 11,700 acres as of Tuesday.
It grew another 300 acres overnight. It is 39 percent contained.READ MORE: U.S Study Of Novavax COVID Vaccine Continues With 2 More Shots For Volunteers
Crews are now focusing on reinforcing containment lines on the northwest side of the fire while connecting a line from the north to the northeast. They expect afternoon thunderstorms to produce strong wind gusts which could fuel fire activity.
Those living on/in Missouri Heights, Cedar Drive, Toner Creek, Seven Castles, and Taylor Road remain on a pre-evacuation status.
The next public meeting will be Wednesday at Basalt High School at 6:00 p.m.READ MORE: Bill To Allow More Access To Accident Data From Ski Resorts Fails
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