Colt Fire keeps growing as air support dowses area
July 20, 2023
Update: Friday, July 21: The Colt Fire reached 99 acres with zero containment Friday morning.
The Colt Fire northeast of Seeley Lake has grown to roughly 15 acres as of Thursday, July 20, creating a powerful blaze that fire crews hope to knock down before temperatures rise this weekend.
The Colt Fire was first reported early Monday morning. Itâ€™s about 15 miles northwest of Seeley Lake, and five miles north from Lake Alva. The fire was likely sparked by a lightning strike, according to the Forest service. Itâ€™s burning south of Colt Lake, and is visible from the Summit Lake turno...