The Great Basin Type I Incident Management Team is leaving the area after working on the Grizzly Creek Fire for a few weeks. A new team from Alaska is taking over Wednesday morning. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report from last night’s community meeting.
Basalt resident Janet Lightfoot was on the Colorado River on August 10th when the Grizzly Creek Fire ignited and rushed up the canyon wall. Here, she tells the story to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh and how it reminded her of the 2018 Lake Christine Fire near her home.
KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh flew with Ecoflight Wednesday over the Grizzly Creek Fire. For this week’s Not-Quite-Weekly News Brief, he spoke with News Director Amy Hadden Marsh about his impressions of the fire. For additional photos from this flight by Getty Images photographer Alex Edelman, click here. For a 360 video by EcoFlight of a similar flyover on August 24, click here.
The Alaska Type 1 Incident Management Team bid farewell to Colorado during Tuesday night’s final Grizzly Creek Fire Facebook update. Discussion also turned to the cost of the more than 32,000-acre blaze. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.