By Griffen Smith
of the Pathfinder 

Colt Fire July 30: Critical fire weather expected in evening, containment at 6%


Benji Hegg, contributed

The Colt fire from the air on July 29.

Warmer temperatures and swift winds are expected to increase Colt Fire activity on Sunday, July 30, while fire managers race to get around the fire with containment lines first.

The Colt Fire was last measured at 5,475 acres on July 29. No acreage update was available for Sunday, but officials reported some fire growth. Containment now sits at 6%.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for critical fire behavior from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 30.

Temperatures in the fire are expected to range from 74-89 degrees. Relative humidity could drop to 16-18%. And winds will com...

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