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Snow, Firefighters Hammer Fern Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park

Snow, Firefighters Hammer Fern Fire in Rocky Mountain National ParkUPDATE: Snow, cold temperatures and plenty of hard work by fire crews have nearly knocked down the Fern Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

As of Dec. 10, 2012 , with the fire roughly 88 percent contained, officials opened the park on a limited basis. Visitors may enter the park through Highway 34, the Fall River Entrance, and Highway 36, the Beaver Meadows Entrance.
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Firefighters Continue to Battle Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park

Firefighters Continue to Battle Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park UPDATE: The Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park continued to grow Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, as high winds fanned the flames on the south side of the fire, just west of Steep Mountain.

The fire is still within the boundaries of Rocky Mountain Nat...
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High Winds Double Size of Rocky Mountain National Park's Fern Lake Wildfire

High Winds Double Size of Rocky Mountain National Park's Fern Lake Wildfire High winds on Saturday morning, Dec. 1, 2012, more than doubled the size of the Fern Lake Fire within Rocky Mountain National Park, with no containment of the blaze in sight, the National Park Service said.

Areas of Estes Park have been evacuated, and...
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Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road Closes to Through Travel for Winter Season

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road Closes to Through Travel for Winter Season Winter-like conditions of drifting snow, high winds and below-freezing temperatures above 10,000 feet have caused rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado to close the historic Trail Ridge Road for the season to through travel.

"We continue...
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