Evacuees flee the East Troublesome Fire in Granby, Colorado, on Oct. 21, 2020. (Eli Pace, Sky-Hi News) Schroetlin said the fire, which has been burning since Oct. 14, grew at a rate of about 6,000 acres an hour on Wednesday night and acted more erratically than even worst-case scenarios suggested it could.What happened to the dude ranch near Granby?
The historic dude ranch near Granby also has luxury cabins for rent, plus 200 horses, which were evacuated Friday under pre-evacuation orders, said Singleton, former owner of The Denver Post. Most of the ranch’s employees were evacuated last weekend, ahead of mandatory evacuation orders that came Wednesday.Will the fire continue to grow in Grand County?
Still, Livingston warned, the fire will likely continue to grow. Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin, who called the fire the “worst of the worst,” said Thursday morning there was “lots of structure loss,” but didn’t have details on how many homes and businesses had burned.Is the Williams Fork fire still burning in Grand County?
The Williams Fork fire is also still burning in Grand County west of Winter Park after starting on Aug 14. It has burned nearly 15,000 acres and is 26% contained. A firefighting plane drops retardants on the Cal-Wood fire near Boulder on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Joseph Gruber, Special to The Colorado Sun)