Fern Lake Fire http://www.kunc.org en Are December Wildfires A ‘New Normal’ For Colorado? CSU Researchers Debate http://www.kunc.org/post/are-december-wildfires-new-normal-colorado-csu-researchers-debate <p>Compared to 40 years ago, Colorado’s fire season is about 75 days longer.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 42688 at http://www.kunc.org Are December Wildfires A ‘New Normal’ For Colorado? CSU Researchers Debate Fern Lake Fire Down, But Not (Officially) Out http://www.kunc.org/post/fern-lake-fire-down-not-officially-out <p>Despite Sunday's snowstorm that dumped up to two feet of snow along the Front Range, officials are not yet ready to declare the <a href="http://www.nps.gov/romo/naturescience/currentfires.htm" target="_blank">Fern Lake Fire</a> out. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:40:47 +0000 Erin OToole 40685 at http://www.kunc.org Fern Lake Fire Down, But Not (Officially) Out Dry Conditions All Around As Fern Lake Fire Continues To Smolder http://www.kunc.org/post/dry-conditions-all-around-fern-lake-fire-continues-smolder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Areas of Rocky Mountain National Park did not benefit much from this weekend’s snow fall. Officials&nbsp;say the Fern Lake Fire, which started in early October, could still be smoldering.</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:40:52 +0000 Nathan Heffel 40046 at http://www.kunc.org Dry Conditions All Around As Fern Lake Fire Continues To Smolder Fern Lake Fire Still Smoldering Despite Winter Storm [Updated] http://www.kunc.org/post/fern-lake-fire-still-smoldering-despite-winter-storm-updated <p>This week's blast of winter weather is helping tamp down the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park, although fire officials aren’t ready to declare it out just yet. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:35:55 +0000 Erin OToole 37907 at http://www.kunc.org Fern Lake Fire Still Smoldering Despite Winter Storm [Updated] Fern Lake Fire Now 88% Contained; All Evacuations Lifted http://www.kunc.org/post/fern-lake-fire-now-88-contained-all-evacuations-lifted <p>Weekend snowfall and colder temperatures this past weekend helped fire crews get a handle on the Fern Lake Fire, which is currently reported at 3,498 acres and 88 percent containment. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:58:58 +0000 Erin OToole 37465 at http://www.kunc.org Fern Lake Fire Now 88% Contained; All Evacuations Lifted