Rocky Mountain National Park

11:12am

Wed December 5, 2012

6:57pm

Sun December 2, 2012
Environment

Wind Gusts Fuel Concerns About Fern Lake Fire [Updated]

Smoke hovers over Moraine Park
Bjorn Skovlin

Fern Lake Fire officials were preparing for a night of difficult weather conditions Sunday, with potential sustained wind gusts of up to 75 miles per hour.

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10:49am

Sun December 2, 2012
Wildfires

Fern Lake Fire Holds At 3,584 Acres, Red Flag Warning Issued [UPDATED]

Trees burning in Spruce Canyon on Nov. 27

High winds are helping spread the Fern Lake Fire. The fire has charred nearly 2.5 square miles and exploded to over 3,000 acres. With high winds forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening, additional growth may be seen.

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8:45am

Wed November 28, 2012
Wildfires

Dry Conditions Persist, Increase Fern Lake Fire Activity

Increased fire activity meant more smoke in Spruce Canyon. Taken on November 27
Dennis Geving NPS

9:00am

Sun November 25, 2012
Parks & Rec

Dry Weather Increases Fern Lake Fire Activity

The Fern Lake Fire on Thanksgiving Day.
RMNP Facebook.com

Smoke is once again visible from the Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park as the blaze continues to grow. The fire which was sparked on Oct. 9, has now scorched 1370 acres and is 40 percent contained.

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