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VIDEOS: A look at the Grizzly Creek Fire from the air and the air support

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Air crews continue to work on the Grizzly Creek Fire, which is burning east of Glenwood Springs in and around the Glenwood Canyon. This photo was taken Aug. 13, 2020, and release Saturday.
Courtesy U.S. Forest Service

Officials working on the Grizzly Creek Fire in and around the Glenwood Canyon are posting photos and videos to the USFS Rocky Mountain Region’s Flickr page for the event.

Here are a couple videos stamped Aug. 13 from the U.S. Forest Service. The exact locations of the video were not given. As of Saturday morning, the fire had burned more than 19,000 acres east of Glenwood Springs.

It started Monday afternoon along Interstate 70 in the Glenwood Canyon near the Grizzly Creek rest area. The cause remains under investigation.

Water drops supporting suppression efforts in Division W

#GrizzlyCreekFire remains active this afternoon with fire spread primarily to the east and south, being pushed by moderate winds. Heavy smoke is present throughout the area as the fire is consuming unburned fuels along its advancing front. No new evacuations have been issued at this time, but check back regularly for updates.

Posted by Grizzly Creek Fire on Saturday, August 15, 2020

More than 550 personnel are working on the fire as of Saturday morning, officials said.

August 15, 2020 Operational Briefing

Today's Operational Briefing with Jeff Surber, Operations Section Chief for the Great Basin Type 1 Team.

Posted by Grizzly Creek Fire on Saturday, August 15, 2020

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