GRAND COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Black Mountain Fire burning in Grand County didn’t grow significantly in the past day but there are concerns about strong wind gusts forecasted for Tuesday evening. The wildfire is holding steady at 170 acres.READ MORE: Colorado Polio Survivor Reflects On Life-Long Disease & COVID Vaccines Now
The fire was reported on Sunday on the Routt National Forest approximately 8 miles northeast of Kremmling. What caused the fire is being investigated.READ MORE: Denver Cops, Sheriff's Deputies Lagging on Vaccinations; 'There Is A Lot Of Pushback" Says Deputy Safety Director
The Black Mountain Fire forced a forest area closure along with Burea of Land Management closures. There were some pre-evacuation notices issued for some residents of Grand County on Sunday.
Crews are fighting the fire from the air and on the ground.MORE NEWS: Colorado AG Report Finds Pattern Of Racially Biased Policing In Aurora
For the latest information on pre-evacuation notices, you can sign up for alerts through the Grand County Office of Emergency Management.