More Than 125,000 Acres Burn as Colorado's East Troublesome Fire Explodes Overnight

The East Troublesome fire in Grand County, Colorado, multiplied in size Wednesday night, October 21, into Thursday morning, October 22, from 19,000 acres to more than 125,000 acres, according to fire officials.

Jessie Nelson shared this timelapse footage from Winter Park on Wednesday evening, showing the thick smoke from the East Troublesome fire darkening with the setting sun.

Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for Grand Lake residents on Wednesday night as the fire crossed Colorado State Highway 125, which was shut down between Granby and Walden. Credit: Jessie Nelson via Storyful