Local Kayaker Witnesses First Minutes of Grizzly Creek Fire

Sep 2, 2020

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.

Patty Simpson and Janet Lightfoot (r in helmet) watch the Grizzly Creek Fire take off on August 10.
Credit Patty Simpson