Smoky Haze and Hot Days in Northern Colorado
A fire is burning near Seaman Reservoir, which is about 15 miles northwest of Fort Collins, up the Poudre Canyon. The fire grew to more than 30 acres by Tuesday night. Crews are moving in from the ground and in the air. Firefighters are making progress and no structures are threatened.
The Forest Service asks people to keep their drones on the ground so they can fight the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Source: Poudre Fire onTwitter
Also, here's a Red Feather Prescribed Burn Update for September 11: Crews continue to monitor and patrol the perimeter of the Red Feather North Prescribed burn, 32 miles northwest of Fort Collins. Smoke and some interior flames will continue to be visible over the next few days as interior pockets continue to burn. No active ignitions are planned for the remainder of the week. Currently, the prescribed burn remains under 24-hour staffing.
This week fire crews completed 958 acres of burning bringing the total accomplished to date since 2017 on the project to 4,150 acres. The purpose of the prescribed burn is to reduce elevated hazardous fuels near communities, promote more fire resilient landscapes and enhance wildlife habitat.