June 9, 2021 |

The North Fork Fire south of the Houston Park Wilderness more than doubled in size from Monday to Tuesday afternoon. Now around 13 acres in size, firefighting crew have boots on the ground building fire lines. Emma Diercks has more.

Pictured above: View of the North Fork Fire from the lookout/observation point shows no activity on the morning of June 9th, 2021. Crews are continuing full suppression and line construction. Photo by Blake Creagan, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland Engine Captain, Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, courtesy of USFS.

 

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