The East Troublesome fire in Grand County, Colorado, ballooned from approximately 19,000 acres to over 125,000 acres on Wednesday night, October 21, into Thursday morning, according to fire officials.
Timelapse footage uploaded to Instagram by @timluethke shows the fire raging into the night near Granby, Colorado.
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office had issued a mandatory evacuation order on Wednesday after the fire crossed Colorado State Highway 125. Evacuees were instructed to head south of Highway 34, officials said. Credit: @timluethke via Storyful