Cameron Peak Fire stays at 134,559 acres, 47% containment

Posted at 10:21 AM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 12:21:15-04

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — Sunday saw an increase in activity at the Cameron Peak Fire but no fire growth and no increase in containment.

The fire remained at 134,559 acres and 47% containment, according to Monday morning's estimates.

Dry, windy weather was expected again Monday, and firefighters were planning to patrol and work on structure protection near Monument Gulch and Buckhorn Road, the Sky Ranch Lutheran Camp, the CSU Mountain Campus and Pingree Park.

Mandatory evacuations were still in place for Red Feather Lakes, Crystal Lakes and Glacier View. Go here for a full list of Larimer County evacuations and road closures.

The fire, now the third-largest in Colorado recorded history, started in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests near Cameron Pass and Chambers Lake Aug. 13. Its cause is under investigation.