Wind, drought-like conditions fuel grass fire in southwest Loveland
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. -- Loveland Fire Rescue and five other fire departments worked to battle the massive flames from the Carter Lake fire Saturday The grass fire broke out at around 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning near Carter Lake Reservoir, about 13 miles southwest of Loveland. "We essentially have two separate fires. It's the original fire and with the wind it started a second location, so two active flanks of the fire that we are fighting," said Merlin Green, the Division Chief of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority.