Sky-Hi Daily News Staff Report
Grand County, CO Colorado

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October 9, 2012
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Estes Park area fire visible from Grand County

Smoke from a fire near the Cub Lake Area of Rocky Mountain National Park on Tuesday afternoon is visible from many parts of Grand County as a large plume billowing over the Continental Divide.

Evacuations have been made at the Moraine Park Campground area and on trails near the area.

A pre-evacuation notice has been issued for the YMCA of the Rockies near Estes Park.

Police dispatch has asked that the public not to call the dispatch center with questions. Recorded information is available on Estes Park's emergency public information line at 970-577-3716.

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The Sky-Hi News Updated Oct 9, 2012 05:37PM Published Oct 9, 2012 05:32PM Copyright 2012 The Sky-Hi News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.