Black Mountain Fire in Grand County now 100% contained

Division C Supervisor, Krisen "K.T." Thomason at Black Mountain Fire September 2021
Posted at 10:28 AM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 12:28:49-04

GRAND COUNTY, Colo. — The Black Mountain Fire, which started burning in Grand County in late August, is now 100% contained, fire officials announced Tuesday morning.

It was sparked by lightning eight miles northeast of Kremmling on Aug. 29 and burned 418 acres.

Black Mountain Fire map Oct 5 2021

In a previous update on Sept. 13, officials said they had reached 91% containment, but would continue working until the entire fire was contained within fire lines.

All pre-evacuation notices related to the fire were lifted in mid-September.

The fire burned just west of the East Troublesome Fire scar.

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