Despite snow, Fern Lake Fire continues to burn in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK, Colo. - Despite recent heavy snows, a six-square-mile wildfire is continuing to burn in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Fire officials say the Fern Lake Fire, which is 88 percent contained, will continue to smolder in dense forests, despite a foot of snow.

The remains under investigation. It has been burning since Oct. 9 and has destroyed one cabin.

On Dec. 1, winds pushed the wildfire out of control and forced evacuations in nearby Estes Park. Despite that, the fire was contained inside the park.

According to the Fort Collins Coloradoan, fire officials are concerned that the state could face another major wildfire season because of a continuing drought.