Thursday, October 31, 2013

The Fern Lake Fire

Last month Rocky Mountain National Park published a short video on last year's Fern Lake Fire.

The Fern Lake Fire started in the park on October 9, 2012, and was one of the largest fires park lands have seen in the last 100 years. This unprecedented winter fire burned 3,500 acres. This short video provides a timeline of the event and how crews were able to stop this human-caused fire from exceeding park boundaries:


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