Earlier in the day, Estes Valley Fire Protection District Chief David Wolf said heavy winds had caused the fire inside the park to double to about 3,000 acres overnight and threaten the YMCA of the Rockies complex just southeast of Moraine Park. Phillip Adams told Reuters the East Troublesome Fire “roared like a freight train” as it moved toward Estes Park. Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite Smoke from the East Troublesome fire in Grand County hovers over Lake Estes in Estes Park on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 Michael Sakas/CPR News A smoky sun in Estes Park … Extreme fire behavior was expected on October 16 from the Cameron Peak Fire near Estes Park, Colorado, as dry, windy conditions fuelled the blaze, forcing evacuations and … Snow falls on Cameron Pass near the Cameron Peak Fire on the morning on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. A spot fire is “a fire ignited outside the perimeter of the main fire by flying sparks or embers,” according to the National Park Service. Partly cloudy. On Wednesday, the fire grew by over 100,000 acres and forced the evacuations of 6,500 homes near Grand Lake and other areas near Granby. Firefighters on the Cameron Peak Fire tasked with handling the portion of the East Troublesome Fire threatening Estes Park did some serious firefighting Saturday, stopping the fire before it could spread into the wildland urban interface. "Due to rapidly evolving fire conditions, the Town of Estes Park is requesting visitors leave the community as we monitor rapidly evolving circumstances from the #EastTroublesomeFire … Fire Near Estes Park Oct 17, 2020 The Cameron Peak Fire started in Colorado back in August to the north of Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, where NG-USA's office is located. Wildfire Information: Cameron Peak and East Troublesome (Thompson Zone) 11/2: Due to current fire conditions and increased containment on the East Troublesome Fire Thompson Zone and Cameron Peak Fire, fire officials from the Incident Management Team and local authorities have lifted evacuation status for all areas of the fires, including the Estes Valley, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas. The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado's history, burns outside Estes Park, Colo., on Oct. 16, 2020. Jim Urquhart / Reuters Oct. 17, 2020, 9:48 PM UTC The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation order for the western part of Rocky … Colorado’s East Troublesome Fire, the second-largest fire in state history, roared through timber stands and rugged terrain in Rocky Mountain National … The fire department said they expected fire … The Estes Valley Fire Protection District said winds were coming out of the west-southwest sustained at 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The East Troublesome fire burned through more of Rocky Mountain National Park on Saturday and forced new evacuations in Estes Park as high winds pushed the fire toward the mountain community. Phillip Adams told Reuters the East Troublesome Fire “roared like a freight train” as it moved toward Estes Park. ESTES PARK — Its shuttered shops and inns empty of tourists, its neighborhoods empty of residents and its streets empty of non-essential traffic, the village at the eastern gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park still was full today — full of dread, full of hope and, especially, full of hungry firefighters. Estes Park residents can smell the smoke from a fire near Grand Junction. Extreme fire behavior is expected on the East Troublesome Fire again today." Mandatory evacuations orders were issued for additional communities around Estes Park in Colorado on Thursday, October 22, as the East Troublesome Fire continued to spread into the Rocky Mountain National Park.The wildfire had burned over 125,000 acres by Thursday, officials said. Windy. ESTES PARK — Under a dark orange sky, thousands of evacuees fleeing the East Troublesome fire slowly rolled out of Estes Park Thursday in … A week-old wildfire in Colorado exploded in … High 44F. Near the town of Grand Lake, some 17 miles (30 km) southwest of Estes Park, the fire killed Lyle and Marilyn Hileman, who were 86- and 84-years-old. A Cameron Peak Fire update from incident command at 6 a.m. said the fire was making a run to the east toward Estes Park fanned by 60-plus mph wind and that crews were in … At last check, the fire … ESTES PARK, Colo. — Firefighters face another day of critical danger Saturday as the Cameron Peak Fire, the biggest wildfire in Colorado history, continues to … Patricia Venable, Photo taken from Estes Park, Colorado View of the Cameron Peak fire from Hoyt Colorado Out East photo taken 9-5-2020 at 7:30pm Fort Collins cooled down 10 … Filed Under: Colorado News, East Troublesome Fire, Estes Park News, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wildfire (CBS4) — Approximately 15,000 have been ordered to evacuate from Estes Park … Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.. At about 5:50 p.m. there was a report of sleet and light rain at the fire, which has paused at Bear Lake Road, about a mile west of Estes Park. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Estes Park, CO (80517) Today. Another fire that has destroyed dozens of homes near Boulder has burned 10,095 acres and is now 76% contained, according to officials.