Controlled Burn Piles Reignited By High Winds At Keystone Resort

Controlled Burn Piles Reignited By High Winds At Keystone Resort

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Controlled Burn Piles Reignited By High Winds At Keystone Resort

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Controlled burn piles in Keystone Gulch were reignited on Saturday, May 7th, as high winds hit the area. The piles, located on the backside of Keystone Resort, were originally burned the previous Wednesday and Thursday, according to the White River National Forest.

Though the area was almost certainly covered in smoke, the fire remained within the 39-acre pile burn unit, only hitting around about 20-25 acres while spreading between piles. Fortunately, as much of the area still has snow, risk of the fire exiting the unit was low.

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