Colorado's Growing Ptarmigan Fire Prompts Further Evacuations

Fresh evacuations were ordered in Summit County, Colorado, on Tuesday, September 28, as the Ptarmigan Fire grew to between 85 and 100 acres.

This footage filmed by Twitter user @HighCountry_HR, who said it was taken in the Silverthorne suburb of Wildernest on Tuesday, shows aircraft circling the blaze as smoke wafts above the area.

Additional firefighting resources assisted crews in the use of aerial resources to prevent the fire from moving toward structures, according to InciWeb. Credit: @HighCountry_HR via Storyful

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