Colorado's fifth-largest fire in history has grown to nearly 75,000 acres. The Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa and Garfield counties is continuing to spread.
The Grizzly Creek Fire in Garfield County, Colorado, grew by 7,000 acres Friday, and has force the closure of roads and recreation areas.
Colorado's Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa and Garfield counties has become the fifth-largest fire in the state's history.
More than 65,000 acres have burned in Garfield County, Colorado, since July 31, 2020.
Two fires buring in Garfield County, Colorado, have burned more than 45,000 acres, prompting road closures and evacuations.
Two fires in Colorado have burned over 31,000 acres in just over a week.
The Pine Gulch Fire in Colorado's Mesa ang Garfield Counties continues to spread, adding 3,000 acres Saturday.
In just over a week, the Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa County, Colorado, has grown to more than 20,000 acres.
The National Weather Service has issued fire weather watches through Tuesday for portions Colorado, including most western slope counties and the southeast plains. Much of the watch area is suffering under severe to extreme drought conditions.
Colorado's fire risk is increasing again for the weekend.