July 26 Update: Firefighters to take 'aggressive action' to contain Colt Fire
July 27, 2023
The Colt Fire slowed its pace on Tuesday, July 25, giving firefighters time to prep containment lines and stop the spread of spot fires.
There is no acreage update for Wednesday, July 26, as cloud cover prevented infrared flight mapping. Tuesday morning clocked in at 4,390 acres with 0% containment. The growth is likely less than Monday, when a dry cold front helped burn more than 1,000 acres on the day.
Fire conditions are expected to be moderate for the rest of the week, with active burning on the edges of the fire. With a slower-spreading blaze, fire managers said they will continue wi...