Carbondale Fire http://kajx.org en Drought, Forest Overgrowth Contributors to Red Canyon Fire http://kajx.org/post/drought-forest-overgrowth-contributors-red-canyon-fire <p>Strong winds yesterday, whipped up flames on a wildfire burning south of Glenwood Springs. The Red Canyon Fire grew to 350 acres and mandatory evacuations forced 15 families from their homes. The fire is burning in rugged terrain, in a Pinyon/Juniper forest. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen was with firefighters when the blaze blew up and started creeping toward them. She filed this report.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:49:01 +0000 Marci Krivonen 6006 at http://kajx.org Drought, Forest Overgrowth Contributors to Red Canyon Fire