By Danielle Chavira

The Morgan Creek Fire burning in northeast Routt County grew to 1,920 acres as of Sunday morning. Fire crews say the fire is growing southeast toward Floyd Peak and the Burn Ridge Fire and Middle Fork Fire burn scars.

Crews say the fire is extreme and report torching and crown runs. Smoke is creeping into parts of Jackson, Routt, Grand and Summit counties.

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(credit: Morgan Creek Fire/Inciweb)

Pre-evacuation orders were issued Friday afternoon for the Eastern Seedhouse Area near Forest Service Roads 442 and 442B.

(credit: Morgan Creek Fire/Inciweb)

County Road 64 is closed at County Road 129 junction, and Forest Roads 400 & 442 are closed.

The fire has prompted the closures of recreation sites, campgrounds and trailheads along the Seedhouse corridor.

The fire was reported on July 9. A cause has not been determined.

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More than 60 people are working on this fire.

Danielle Chavira