GRAND COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – About 12 hours into a cold front and containment on the East Troublesome has increased. Officials now have 10% of the fire contained.
The fire did grow slightly, however, to 192,560 acres as of Sunday morning.READ MORE: Park Hill Residents File Lawsuit Against Safe Outdoor Space For Homeless In Church Parking Lot
Weather conditions are expected to remain cold and snowy through Monday morning.
A spot fire on the east side of the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountain National Park gave firefighters a hard time on Saturday.
“Additional crews, including resources from the Calwood Fire in Boulder County, were assigned to assist in structure protection and mitigation on the west side of Estes Park,” fire officials said Sunday morning.
Residents along Highway 34 between Drake and Estes Park were evacuated.READ MORE: Busy Friday Night In Downtown Denver Could Signal Trend Toward Post-Pandemic Life
Sunday morning, mandatory evacuations on Highway 7 to Allenspark, the east side of Highway 7 east to Panorama Peak, and Highway 34 from Mall Road to Drake were downgraded on to voluntary.
Grand County announced numerous changes to evacuation and pre-evacuation orders.
All of Rocky Mountain National Park remains closed.
Officials say the fire did not burn any additional homes on Saturday.
“We’re looking really, really good,” fire officials said during a Sunday evening update. “We’re going to keep working.”MORE NEWS: Colorado's Comeback: Moviegoers Return To Regal Theatres Amid COVID Safety Protocols