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.
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.
After a relatively calm week, the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park is growing once again. The blaze, which was holding steady around 1030 acres, increased 46 acres sending up a sizable amount of smoke. The most active part of the fire is on the western edge of the blaze.