Above: The Lake Christine Fire, Wednesday night. Photo: Katie Baum Hueth, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.
(UPDATED at 8:19 a.m. MDT July 5, 2018)
Mandatory evacuations are in effect in several locations for the Lake Christine Fire that is burning between Basalt and El Jebel, Colorado 15 air miles southeast of Glenwood Springs.
The fire started July 3 from tracer ammunition being used by shooters near Basalt.
Fire officials estimated Thursday morning it has burned approximately 4,900 acres.
Below is a time-lapse showing the growth of the fire on July 4. Continue reading “Evacuations ordered for Lake Christine Fire at Basalt, Colorado”