Green Ridge up to 24,091 acres; Boundaries close to touching


August 12, 2021

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The Green Ridge and Lick Creek fires are close to joining about a mile east of the Bear Creek trailhead and Bear Cave Ridge area. Green Ridge has more than doubled from the 11,449 acres a week ago. There are 418 personnel on the fire, which started July 7 due to lightning.

DAYTON–The Green Ridge Fire grew to 24,091 acres and remains 15% contained, reports the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black on Tuesday, August 10. Monday's lighter winds and moderate temperatures provided an opportunity for firefighters to continue their efforts on the northeast side of the fire. The fire saw minimal growth. The lack of wind and an inversion layer caused the smoke to set...

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