Cameron Peak fireplace in Larimer County grows to 15,738 acres with zero containment


The Cameron Peak fireplace close to Purple Feather Lakes in Larimer County grew to 15,738 acres — almost 25 sq. miles — and stays 0% contained Wednesday.
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The southern fringe of the hearth gave crews points Tuesday, with swirling winds stopping helicopters from getting used, operations part chief Paul Hohn stated Wednesday morning in a Fb briefing.
“The way in which {that a} conifer fireplace spreads makes it very troublesome, even with a freeway and river and different options,” Hohn stated. “When it spots, due to how excessive it will probably loft the embers, we are able to get fireplace in locations the place we don’t need it.”
Hearth crews on Wednesday will proceed to work on construction safety on the northern fringe of the hearth, together with within the Purple Feather Lakes and Crystal Lake communities, Hohn stated.
The hearth began Aug. 13 and its trigger stays underneath investigation.

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