Small fire in Rocky Mountain National Park sparked by lightning

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. - A two acre wildfire burned on the north end of Big Meadows on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park Monday. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said it was started by lightning.

Patterson described the fire location as about four miles from the Green Mountain Trailhead and about 2.5 miles from the Granite Falls area.

"Fire managers have ordered resources to assess the fire," Patterson said.

Currently there are five trails temporarily closed in the area - the Onahu Trail, the Green Mountain Trail, the lower Tonahutu Trail, the Tonahutu Spur Trail and the Grand Lake Lodge Spur Trail.    

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