Lake Christine (Basalt) Fire info

A hillside east of Basalt smolders late Wednesday amid wind gusts that spread the Lake Christine Fire, drastically increasing the evacuation area.
[Craig Turpin/Aspen Daily News]

The Lake Christine fire wildfire was started Tuesday evening by two people who were firing tracer rounds at a shooting range northwest of Basalt.

El Jebel residents charged with 4th-degree arson for Lake Christine Fire

CPW closes Basalt shooting range, defends decision not to close sooner

As of midday Friday, July 6, the fire was holding at 5,263 acres. Three homes have burned.

Basalt Fire day 3: 0% containment, fire grows to 4,900 acres, 3 homes lost

For up-to-date info:

Lake Christine Fire — InciWeb

Follow @EagleCountySO for fire updates on Facebook and Twitter
Eagle County Sheriff website

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Aspen Daily News

Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

Basalt & Rural Fire Rescue

Garfield County 

Garfield County is currently under Stage 2 Fire restrictions

CDPHE Smoke Advisories

KDNK is broadcasting info for human and animal evacuees —

Community Initiative Organizes Lake Christine Fire Needs

Animal Evacuation Support

Click here for information on all current Colorado wildfires.

Facing the possibility of evacuation? Here’s good advice:

Fleeing the California Wildfires: What to Take and When to Evacuate

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